As Managing Director, JC Uva leads MediaLink’s investor strategy specialty. His experience spans corporate and digital strategy, media sales, and finance. In this role, JC advises financial and strategic clients on understanding the ongoing state of disruption across Madison Avenue, Silicon Valley and Hollywood. He’s counseled investors such as Providence Equity, TPG Capital, Silver Lake, and Searchlight Capital, among others, on some of the most important transactions in the media space in recent years.
JC’s unique blend of experience has allowed him to help investors navigate nuanced businesses and evaluate critical investment factors, from business strategy and market positioning to organizational structure to talent and technology capabilities. In this capacity, JC works not only with investors, but also with C-suite stakeholders driving the future of media.
Prior to joining MediaLink in 2012, JC spent several years as an investment banker at Moelis & Company and began his career working in television and digital ad sales at CNN. He graduated from the School of Foreign Services at Georgetown and received his MBA at NYU Stern.
JC currently sits on the Board of Trustees for The Valerie Fund, a non-profit organization fighting for critical healthcare services for children with cancer and blood disorders, as well as for the Montclair Public Library Foundation.