A native of Rockville, Maryland, Sean is a graduate of Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C., St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia and Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He currently resides in Olney, Maryland with his wife, Lisa, and their three children.
Arbitron Inc. (NYSE: ARB) is an international media and marketing research firm serving the media–radio, television, cable and out-of-home; the mobile industry as well as advertising agencies and advertisers around the world. Arbitron's businesses include: measuring network and local market radio audiences across
the United States
; surveying the retail, media and product patterns of U.S. consumers; providing mobile audience measurement and analytics in
the United States
, and developing application software used for analyzing media audience and marketing information data. The Company has developed the Portable People Meter ™ (PPM
) and the PPM 360™, new technologies for media and marketing research.
Portable People Meter™, PPM ® and PPM 360™ are marks of Arbitron Inc.
Statements in this release that are not strictly historical, including the statements regarding expectations for 2012 and any other statements regarding events or developments that we believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future, may be "forward-looking" statements. There are a number of important factors that could cause actual events to differ materially from those suggested or indicated by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, among other things, competition, our ability to develop and successfully market new products and technologies such as the joint cross-platform measurement service with comScore, the growth rates and cyclicality of markets we serve, our ability to expand our business in new markets, our compliance with applicable laws and regulations and changes in applicable laws and regulations, our ability to achieve projected efficiencies, cost reductions, sales growth and earnings, and international economic, political, legal and business factors. Additional information regarding the factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements is available in our SEC filings, including Arbitron's 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release and the Company does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statement.
SOURCE Arbitron Inc.