Former CC, Google execs team to launch online radio venture


Goom Radio ( plans to launch its U.S. service later this year. The executive team is led by CEO Rob Williams, most recently President and Market Manager for Clear Channel New York, and chief sales officer Drew Hilles, who led dMarc Broadcasting, through the acquisition by Google, where he served as a director for four years. “The best music, the best shows, and the best interviews with the top names in the entertainment industry. All hand-picked by the most talented DJs and artists, delivered to you. But it doesn’t end there. We also give you all the tools and knowledge you need to create and influence your own radio station, all in GOOM’s proprietary HD sound,” says the site, which is currently signing up users for its upcoming beta launch.