Investor Relations
Lauren Zalaznick, Director

Lauren Zalaznick has served on our board of directors since July 2016. Ms. Zalaznick serves as a board member and senior advisor to leading media, tech and digital companies. She is currently a director of The RTL Group, a Bertelsmann Company based in Europe and National CineMedia, LLC, the largest cinema advertising platform in the U.S. Ms. Zalaznick is a Senior Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group in the Global TMT Practice. As an independent advisor, Ms. Zalaznick works with companies at every stage of maturity focused on content, marketing, sales, and direct-to-consumer strategies. Most recently, she has focused on the burgeoning audio sector, consulting for the CEO/Founders of Gimlet Media (acquired by Spotify), This American Life, and Serial Productions (acquired by The New York Times). She is a board advisor to Realm, a leading fiction audio podcast company and is a board member for Tune-In Radio, a global network of 100,000 radio stations and podcasts. She is a former director of The Nielsen Corporation (acquired by a private equity consortium led by Elliott Partners); Penguin Random House; Shazam (acquired by Apple); and Refinery29 (acquired by Vice Media). In her most recent operating role, from 2002 through December 2013, Ms. Zalaznick held various roles of increasing responsibility within Comcast NBCUniversal including Chair, Entertainment & Digital Networks where she had responsibility for the networks Bravo, Oxygen, Style, and Telemundo and ran its digital portfolio. She also developed and implemented NBC Universal's company-wide sustainability initiative, Green Is Universal. Today, Ms. Zalaznick is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Ms. Zalaznick is a Trustee emerita of Brown University, from which she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. We believe Ms. Zalaznick is qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors based on her operational and management expertise and her background in digital media and content strategy.

Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee

Member of the Compensation and Leadership Committee