Person Overview

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President, Platform-A at AOL
Past:
Executive Vice President, North American Operations at Yahoo!

Detailed Description

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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.

Experience (3)

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  • C187156ec70bbfdaa955acbb559c3389

    Yahoo!

    Executive Vice President, North American Operations
  • 08db30eedd4317004328f3e65adc3f92

    AOL

    President, Platform-A
  • A9fd4d8a884d34428fc9d815a1694744

    gulu.com

    Infrastructure Administrator
    Jan 1, 2011