Joy Marcus is a Managing Director at Gotham Ventures. She led the firm’s investment in DailyWorth, a digital media company targeting professional women. Before Gotham, Joy was General Manager, U.S. for video website Dailymotion, from its U.S. launch through its acquisition by Orange (France Telecom) in January 2011 for $180 million.
Joy grew up professionally in the media community in New York. She has held senior executive positions at Time Warner (AOL) and Barnes&Noble.com, which she helped take public in 1999. She spent the early days of her career traveling the world for MTV Networks (Viacom), working on MTV channel launches in places like Russia and South Africa.
Joy was named to the Digital Power 50 by the Hollywood Reporter in 2009 and 2010, and is a Top 50 Most Powerful Working Mother of 2013, according to WorkingMom.com. She will be the James Wei Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at Princeton University in academic year 2014-2015.