Todd Asher joined Bloomberg Associates at its inception in January 2014. He helps develop municipal strategies related to public communications and economic development in the media and technology sectors. He draws on experience in New York City government as well as best practices from the private sector and international cities around the world.
Prior to joining Bloomberg Associates, Todd served as First Deputy Commissioner for the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME) after serving as Chief Operating Officer for NYC Media. At MOME, he was responsible for day-to-day operations as well as business development, customer service and industry support in the digital, film, television and commercial production arenas. Todd was instrumental in the appointment of the first Chief Digital Officer and creation of the NYC Roadmap for the Digital City.
Todd also spent over a decade managing various aspects of the digital and media operations for Bloomberg LP. Based in New York and London, he helped launch multiple 24-hour financial news channels across Europe, South America and Asia. He also oversaw a five-year, multimillion dollar, state-of-the-art broadcast facility build that now sits at the heart of the company’s global headquarters in New York City.
A Midwesterner and avid traveler, Todd is conversational in French and Spanish, and received a B.A. from the University of Kansas in 1995.