Steven Cutler is Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for IAC, overseeing M&A activity across the IAC portfolio, as well as identifying new opportunities outside of the company’s existing focus areas.
Prior to joining IAC, Mr. Cutler was a partner at Pilot Group, a New York-based private equity firm founded by media executive Robert Pittman, managing approximately $850 million in capital. He joined Pilot Group in 2006 and was responsible for overseeing and executing acquisitions and sales of portfolio companies. He has also served at the Board level as well as operationally at portfolio companies as needed. In addition to this role, Mr. Cutler was Executive Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Strategy at iHeartMedia, where he led global acquisitions and divestitures, negotiated complex strategic agreements with partners as well as served as the company’s representative on the Board of the National Association of Broadcasters.
Previously, Mr. Cutler was an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he worked on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions for media/telecom and consumer/retail companies. He began his career as an analyst at Jupiter Media Metrix Research, helping client companies build the digital aspects of their businesses online and on mobile platforms.
Mr. Cutler holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. from Brown University.