leadership
Bryan Goldberg
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Bryan Goldberg is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report. Collectively, Bustle Digital Group publications reach over 80 million unique readers a month. The company's scale and demographic focus has helped it to successfully partner with over 250 major brand advertisers.

Prior to Bustle Digital Group, Bryan founded Bleacher Report, the nation's largest digital sports media company, which was acquired by Time Warner in 2012.

Bryan previously worked in Management Consulting and Finance and is a graduate of Middlebury College.

Kate Ward
Editor-in-Chief

Kate Ward is the Editor-in-Chief of Bustle Digital Group, the largest premium publisher reaching millennial women. Kate oversees editorial operations and content for Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report, which have a collective reach of 80 million unique readers a month.

Before joining Bustle Digital Group in 2013, Ward relaunched Hollywood.com and served as its Executive Editor. She began her career at Entertainment Weekly, where she worked for five years as an editor and writer.

Kate has been named a member of AdAge's 40 Under 40, Forbes's 30 Under 30, selected for Business Insider's Silicon Alley 100 list and included among Business Insider's Most Influential Women in NYC Tech. She regularly speaks and moderates panels at industry events including The Tribeca Film Festival's Daring Women Summit, Bloomberg International Woman's Day Summit, the Junior League Leadership Day, SXSW, Quantcast Supernova and Techweek.

Kate is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Jason Wagenheim
Chief Revenue Officer

Jason Wagenheim is Chief Revenue Officer of Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report. Collectively, Bustle Digital Group publications reach over 80 million unique readers a month.

Jason oversees all partner strategy, marketing and advertising sales across platforms, as well as other high-impact bespoke programs for Bustle's partners.

Prior to joining Bustle Digital Group, Jason was Senior Vice President, Brand Partnerships & Head of Revenue for Fusion, a Univision Company. He has more than 20 years of experience with some of the industry’s most celebrated brands, including senior sales leadership positions at Condé Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly and Teen Vogue. There, he notably transformed the back-to-school shopping experience with the debut of a multi-platform annual shopping holiday, Teen Vogue Back-to-School Saturday, which successfully inspired sales for more than 50 brands across 40,000 retail doors nationwide. Jason started his digital media and marketing career as Maxim.com’s first Advertising Director.

Jason received both his B.A. in Advertising and M.A. in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina and lives in New York City.

Deb Schwartz
Chief Financial Officer

Deb Schwartz is the Chief Financial Officer of Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report. Collectively, Bustle Digital Group publications reach over 80 million unique readers a month.

Deb has experience both on Wall Street and in corporate environments; she was Vice President in investment research at Goldman Sachs covering the small and mid-cap e-commerce and online advertising stocks and she held various finance and operational roles at both Groupon and Google.

Deb has her MBA from Harvard University and a B.S./B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Tyler Love
Chief Technology Officer

Tyler Love is Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report.

At Bustle Digital Group, Tyler leads the 20-person product team, protects their time and focus, and facilitates their ideas. Tyler oversees a technical stack that serves billions of page views a month to 80 million unique visitors; this was built on his experience helping to scale Tumblr from 500 million to 15 billion monthly page views as well as tackling similar problems in the early years of Bleacher Report.

Tyler has worked at Tumblr, Paperless Post, 8tracks, and Bleacher Report.

Kai Hsing
Executive Vice President, Marketing and Operations

Kai Hsing is the Executive Vice President of Marketing and Operations of Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report, where he oversees revenue operations, marketing and audience development functions.

Before joining Bustle Digital Group, Kai worked at Electus/IAC where he served as Senior Vice President of Media Operations and Strategy. Previously, he worked at Heavy, Digitas, and Telcordia Technologies.

Kai is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and holds an M.S. from Columbia University.

Kate Robinson
Senior Vice President, Content Distribution & Partnerships

Kate Robinson is the Senior Vice President, Content Distribution & Partnerships of Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report. Collectively, Bustle Digital Group publications reach over 80 million unique readers a month.

At Bustle Digital Group, Kate leads content distribution and strategic partnerships across all of the group’s brands. Additionally, Kate's team is responsible for editorial video strategy and branded video development. Previously, she was Vice President of Business Development at Viacom, charged with accelerating partnerships to evolve Viacom’s social, digital and mobile arenas, supported by its data-driven Ad Sales solutions.

Trisha Dearborn
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Trisha Dearborn is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources of Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report. Collectively, Bustle Digital Group publications reach over 80 million unique readers a month.

Under Trisha’s guidance, Bustle Digital Group attracts and develops the best talent in the digital media industry. She leads the efforts for talent management and recruitment, while developing strategic HR plans and policies to support organizational effectiveness.

Prior to Bustle Digital Group, Dearborn was the Director of Human Resources at AOL. She previously worked at Time Warner Cable Media and Merrill Lynch.

She is a graduate of Loyola University in Maryland and holds an M.A. in Human Resources Development from New York University.

Francis Thai
Senior Vice President of Marketing & Audience Development

Francis Thai is the Senior Vice President of Marketing & Audience Development at Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report. He oversees marketing strategy, distribution, growth and advertising innovation.

Previously, Francis was the Head of Social Discovery at BuzzFeed. As an early hire, he helped develop BuzzFeed's ad product and technology that pioneered the concept of Social and Native Advertising. Prior to joining BuzzFeed, Francis worked at IPG/MediaBrands and Havas Digital developing SEM and Digital Strategy for high-profile agency clients.

Francis studied Computer Science & Business Management at Stony Brook University.

Lindsay Mannering
Senior Vice President of Editorial Strategy

Lindsay Mannering is the Senior Vice President of Editorial Strategy at Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily, and The Zoe Report. Collectively, Bustle Digital Group publications reach over 80 million unique readers a month.

At Bustle Digital Group, Lindsay oversees editorial content for the four brands, and leads a team of over 50 editors and 200 writers. Before joining Bustle in 2013, Lindsay worked at The Huffington Post and CafeMom.

In 2018, Lindsay was named one of Folio’s Top Women In Media. She holds a B.A. from Boston College and is a graduate of The Madeira School for girls.

Emily DeSear
Vice President, Creative

Emily DeSear is the Vice President of Creative at Bustle Digital Group, the parent company to premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report. Collectively, Bustle Digital Group publications reach over 80 million unique readers a month.

Here, Emily leads a 40+ person creative team comprised of marketing, design, branded content and production. This team ideates and executes all custom partner programs across the portfolio in addition to all design and custom photography for the editorial brands.

Previously, Emily was the Creative and Content lead at The Foundry at Time Inc., where she was in charge of all branded content and design for the fashion and beauty verticals. She has over 20 years of experience in marketing, branded content and design from leading publications such as InStyle, Gourmet, GQ, Teen Vogue and TheKnot.com.

Emily studied design at Rhode Island School of Design and holds a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Meghan Muntean
Vice President of Commerce & Revenue Development

Meghan Muntean is the Vice President of Commerce & Revenue Development of Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report. Meghan founded the Commerce team in 2016, and it has quickly grown to be one of the leading affiliate marketing teams in the industry. Meghan oversees the Commerce team's strategy, editorial content, and marketing across all of BDG’s publications.

Prior to joining Bustle, Meghan was the founder of the award-winning startup ChickRx, an online platform connecting women with doctors and health experts to make is easier for women to receive health advice. Meghan began her career on Wall Street, where she was an analyst at Lehman Brothers and an Assistant Vice President at Barclays Wealth.

Meghan graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. degree in History.

Christina Constantine
Senior Counsel of Legal Affairs

Christina Constantine is the Senior Counsel of Legal Affairs at Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily and The Zoe Report, where she leads the legal department.

Prior to joining Bustle Digital Group, Christina was Counsel in the Business & Legal Affairs Department at Viacom Media Networks, where she handled development and production, with a special focus on music and talent, for MTV, VH1, Logo and other Viacom properties.

She is a graduate of New York University and holds a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law.

Sascha Lewis
Vice President, Experiential and General Manager, Flavorpill Media

Sascha Lewis is Vice President, Experiential at Bustle Digital Group and Co-founder and General Manager of Flavorpill Media. Bustle Digital Group, the parent company of premiere women's publications Bustle, Bustle UK, Romper, Elite Daily, and The Zoe Report acquired Flavorpill Media in 2018.

Sascha oversees Flavorpill's experiential series including Quiet Mornings, an art and mindfulness monthly event at MoMA, Lunch Break, a one hour mid-day dance party and helped Bustle launch their first major tent-pole event, Rule Breakers. Sascha sits on the board of The Lineage Project, a nonprofit that uses yoga and meditation techniques to help break the cycle of poverty and disenfranchisement in urban youth and has been included in Silicon Alley's Top 100 list by Business Insider.

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