Claudine Cazian is a Los Angeles native and respected business leader with over two decades of experience in media programming, entertainment, and branded content creation. She currently serves as the Director of Instagram Partnerships overseeing public figures across the entertainment, music, and sports verticals. Cazian is considered a “force” for building teams, bringing order to chaos, and leading initiatives that generate results. In previous executive positions at iHeartMedia, which included serving as VP of Programming and Brand Partnerships, Cazian worked side-by-side with Ryan Seacrest for over a decade on all radio, TV, and digital projects. She likened her professional journey with Seacrest to that of a start-up that exploded into a global, multimedia machine, and Cazian was instrumental in the launches of major entertainment projects including American Idol, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, and New Year’s Eve special broadcasts.
Cazian received her BA in communication studies from Loyola Marymount University and also holds an MA in communication management with an emphasis in entertainment from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.