Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Present

Director of Product Management

Dow Jones Ventures
Dec 2008 - Aug 2009

Online Product Strategy/Management Consultant

International media companies
Jun 2006 - Nov 2008


Le Monde Interactif
Managed all operations and reported directly to the Board of Le Monde’s online affiliate (owned 66% by Le Monde, 34% by Lagardère), publishing the leading news website in French,, with an advertising-plus-subscription business model. Key responsibilities: • Oversaw all strategy, including business model design, web/print media synergy, and mobile strategy; • Executed all initiatives, including new product launches, content optimization, editorial organization and technical platform choices; and • Managed P&L consisting of 65 employees with €7.5M annual overhead and €1M capex budget. Key facts/figures: • 5M monthly uniques (15% reach in France); • 40M visits, 110M page views; • 92K paying subscribers; • 65 person company, including multimedia newsroom, marketing, and technical teams; • Operationally integrated advertising subsidiary. • Launched revolutionary participatory news website Le Post ( in 2007 (1.1M monthly uniques in less than 1year)
Jan 2004 - Jun 2006

VP of Product Management

Le Monde Interactif
Led 14-month site redesign (public site, CMS, data model) involving all departments – editorial, technical, advertising, marketing. Results included increase of 20% in traffic and 100% in new daily subscriptions. Streamlined editorial processes, conceived new products and content models, wrote documents from concept to specification, managed design team, advised and participated in technical implementation.
Apr 2001 - Dec 2003

Director of Technical Projects

Le Monde Interactif
Managed all technical projects for website and platform migrations. Worked with editorial, marketing and management to prioritize projects; wrote functional and technical specifications. Managed 5-15 developers. Oversaw and participated in development, testing and rollout phases. Reorganized the IT team introducing coding standards, rollout procedures, project documentation, and knowledge management.
Jul 1998 - Jan 2001

Executive Producer

Concrete Media (Concrete, Inc)
At internet consulting company that created websites for its clients: Managed and hired project managers (10). Directly managed larger projects such as, and Along with business development team, wrote proposals and pitched new projects. Worked with management on company strategy, budgeting and resources.
Sep 1994 - Jun 1998


Andersen Consulting (now Accenture)
Evaluated business requirements and constructed technical solutions at client site. Projects included customer care applications, direct marketing systems and intranets in C and C++. Clients included AT&T and Reader’s Digest.


1990 - 1994


Harvard University