Mark Ellis serves as Senior Vice President Corporate Sales for Time Inc. His responsibilities include leading integrated, digital and agency sales teams, with the mission of growing revenue by providing multi-brand, cross platform, data driven, holistic and agnostic Time Inc solutions to the largest marketers and advertising agencies in North America.
He rejoined Time Inc in September 2014 after a 15-year hiatus, during which time he held a variety of senior level positions. Most recently he was Vice President North American Sales and Global Partnerships at Yahoo, a position Ellis held since March 2011. In that role he led the North American field sales team and focused on building solutions for the top marketers and advertising agencies across North America.
Prior to that he was Executive Vice President North American Sales at AOL from February 2004–March 2011, where he managed field sales, mid market sales, account management and the agency development teams. Other prior roles include Senior Vice President Corporate Sales at IMG from 2001-2004 and Senior Vice President Sales at digital sports startup Quokka Sports from 1999-2001.
Earlier in his career he held various management positions at Time Inc, including Publisher of Time IncNew Media, Sports Illustrated Custom Publishing Director and Detroit Manager for Sports Illustrated.
Ellis earned an undergraduate degree in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Detroit. He is a Detroit native, based in New York City. He is married, the father of 3 children and serves on a variety of advisory boards and industry organizations.