In her role as a publisher, Christine Osekoski is responsible for driving the brand management and leadership of Fast Company’s advertising sales, marketing and promotions. Ms. Osekoski has been with Fast Company since 2006 serving progressively as national sales director and publisher. During her tenure, Ms. Osekoski has been instrumental in the title’s reinvigoration following the brand’s purchase by Morningstar’s Founder and CEO Joe Mansueto in 2005. Since Ms. Osekoski became publisher in 2007, Fast Company’s revenue has tripled and the magazine has increased its media franchise to five web sites, iPad, Flipboard and mobile platforms. The magazine has been named to AdWeek’s Hot list three consecutive years (2008 –- 2010) and to AdAge’s A List in 2008. Christine was also named one of MIN’s 21 Most Intriguing People. Before joining Fast Company, Ms. Osekoski was Eastern Advertising Manager for Car and Driver and Road & Track at Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. and prior to that, she was the Integrated Sales and Marketing Director at Parade Magazine. She also held positions of Midwest Account Manager at Parade, and Account Executive at DDB/Chicago.
Ms. Osekoski is an active member on the board of trustees for the Cheetah Conservation Fund and is a lifetime Girl Scout, being one of the first Gold Award recipients in the state of New York. She was a governing board member of Chicago’s Anti-Cruelty Society and at that time, working with the CPD and ACS, responsible for the establishment Anti-Dog-Fighting crime units in all police precincts.