David Carey, President of Hearst Magazines, discusses the driver of innovation at Hearst Magazines in a one-on-one conversation with Michael Kassan."
David Carey was named president of Hearst Magazines in June 2010. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Hearst Corporation. During his tenure at Hearst, he was instrumental in the acquisition of more than 100 magazines in 14 countries from Lagardére SCA, which greatly expanded Hearst's footprint in both the U.S. and internationally.
Prior to joining Hearst, Carey was group president at Condé Nast, where he oversaw that company's media properties targeted to business and executive audiences. Carey led the print/digital startup of Portfolio and Portfolio.com and, before that, he was vice president and publisher of The New Yorker.
Among other honors, Carey was named industry "Publisher of the Year" by Adweek in 2011 and was selected by Folio as a member of its "Dream Team" of publishing executives. Carey serves on the Executive Committees of the American Advertising Federation and the Magazine Publishers of America. He is also a member of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Advisory Committee. Carey is a graduate of UCLA.
Michael Kassan, Chairman and CEO, is an internationally recognized business strategist operating at the intersection of the media, advertising and entertainment industries. He is the founder of MediaLink LLC, a leading Los Angeles- and New York City-based advisory and business development firm that provides critical counsel and direction on issues of marketing, advertising, media, entertainment and digital technology. MediaLink provides strategic marketing and brand development, implementation roadmaps, technology solutions for media, media sales and revenue generation, business development, organizational planning and competitive analysis