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Meredith Kopit Levien is Chief Operating Officer for The New York Times. In this capacity, she oversees the company's global brand, as well as its consumer, advertising, marketing, video and live events businesses. A member of The Times Executive Committee, she joined the company in July 2013 as head of Advertising. During her tenure, Meredith lead the re-imagination and reorganization of the company's global advertising business for a digital-first world, including the launch and expansion of T Brand Studio, The Time's branded content and marketing services shop. Under her tenure, digital advertising was restored to a growth business, and marketing services became a significant part of the company's portfolio. Prior to joining The Times, Meredith was Chief Revenue Officer at Forbes media, where she led the North American and European revenue operations for Forbes.com, the Forbes Magazine Group and Forbes Conferences. Before joining Forbes in 2010 as Vice President and Group Publisher of ForbesLife and ForbesWoman.com, she held various senior and strategic advertising sales positions at The Atlantic Media Company, including Associate Publisher of The Atlantic. Meredith began her professional career at the Advisory Board Company in Washington, DC. She is executive sponsor of The New York Times Women’s network, the largest and most active of the company’s diversity and inclusion networks, and serves on the boards of The Interactive Advertising Bureau, The Ad Council, New York Women in Communications, and the American Advertising Federation. She is also a co-founding board member of Development Connections, a Virginia-based non-profit that provides developmental social programming for special needs children. Meredith received her B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1993, and lives in New York City with her husband and son. She is a member of the 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.