in conversation with Kim Kelleher, Chief Revenue Officer, WIRED
Kim Kelleher is the chief revenue officer of WIRED and Ars Technica. Before WIRED, Kelleher was president of Say Media, where she oversaw the company’s business strategy, including global sales, marketing, production, communications, media solutions, and content operations. Prior to Say Media, Kelleher was worldwide publisher of Time. During her tenure, she was named Advertising Age’s Publisher of the Year. She also served as vice president and publisher of Sports Illustrated, where she was the first female executive to lead advertising sales in the history of the brand. Additionally, Kim is active on several boards and is currently serving as a director for Upworthy, the American Advertising Federation and is the president elect of New York Women in Communications.
Sumit Mehra is responsible for all software engineering and development, creative designs, quality engineering, PM and architecture across all engineering functions for the company’s predominant Fortune 500 and technology startup client base. In this role, he also grew the company from inception to about 150 employees and has built award winning products on mobile platforms that have received worldwide press and also several recognitions from Apple Inc. Prior to Y Media Labs, he worked at Dell, Google, Yahoo and Hubpages. He also holds a graduate degree in engineering from Stanford University.
As CEO at Y Media Labs, Ashish Toshniwal has helped drive the success of hundreds of mobile apps through smart user experiences and a deep understanding of human-machine interaction. Since Y Media Labs started in 2009, the company has grown to more than 150 employees, and its apps are regularly featured in the iOS App Store. The agency and its work have won Webby Awards and places on many “Top iPhone App” lists. Y Media Labs' work includes apps for PayPal, EMC, BBC, Sesame Street, Montessorium and Loreal. Prior to Y Media Labs, Toshniwal worked at Like.com and Shopping.com.