A seasoned executive with nearly 25 years of media experience, Gregory Coleman was formerly a key member of Yahoo’s management team and was responsible for driving Yahoo’s overall business operations in North America. He also served as President of Platform-A at AOL from February to April of 2009.
At Yahoo, Greg oversaw the sales, marketing and client services organizations, as well as manages all of Yahoo’s consumer services and programming initiatives. Coleman was previously senior vice president of Reader’s Digest Association and president of U.S. Magazine Publishing. He was responsible for the company’s stable of magazine properties, including Reader’s Digest, the largest magazine in the United States and in the world. In this role, he oversaw all advertising, circulation, production, customer service, and financial initiatives for the magazine division. Before becoming the president of U.S. Magazines, Coleman served as vice president and worldwide publisher of Reader’s Digest, directing business for the 48 editions of Reader’s Digest published in 19 languages. Previously, at CBS, Inc., he spent 10 years leading advertising efforts for Woman’s Day as vice president and national sales manager. Coleman holds a B.S. degree in business administration from Georgetown University and attended the M.B.A. program at New York University.
Gregory left Yahoo in February 2008.