As President of Condé Nast Digital, which she has led since its inception in 1996, Sarah Chubb oversees 26 award-winning Web sites in a diverse range of categories, including several high-profile acquisitions.
Under Ms. Chubb's direction, Condé Nast Digital sites have won numerous industry accolades, including nearly a dozen Webby Awards, an ASME award for General Excellence Online, and a PC Magazine award for Top 100 Classic Web Sites. In addition, Ms. Chubb has successfully steered Condé Nast Digital sites through many technological innovations and enhancements, including video, mobile features, and numerous multiplatform content-distribution deals. She was also responsible for the development of Epicurious TV the first television program to be spawned from the Web.
Ms. Chubb is an industry advocate and pioneer. Under her leadership, Condé Nast Digital became a founding member of the Online Publishers Association (OPA), where she remains a member of the Executive Committee. In addition, she serves on several boards, including those of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and New York University's M.S. in Publishing. She is also a trustee of the Victoria Foundation.
Ms. Chubb has been involved in new and traditional media for over 20 years, at Condé Nast's Allure and Vogue, and as a member of the launch teams for Elle and New York Woman. She holds a B.A. degree in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University and currently lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.
Chief Operating Officer
Debi Chirichella is Chief Operating Officer for Condé Nast Digital, where she has operational responsibility for the entire roster of Condé Nast Web sites. Prior to this, Ms. Chirichella was the Chief Financial Officer of Condé Nast Publications.
Ms. Chirichella originally joined Condé Nast in 2004 as Senior Vice President of Finance. This followed eight years at Primedia, where she held senior financial and operating positions that included Executive Vice President of Operations, Business to Business group; Chief Operating Officer, Primedia Enthusiast Magazines; and Group Chief Financial Officer, Magazine Group.
Ms. Chirichella holds an M.B.A. from Harvard and a B.S. from Princeton University. She resides in New Jersey with her husband and three children.
Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer
In his role as Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for Condé Nast Digital, Drew Schutte is responsible for the sales and marketing of the company’s 25 Web sites. Mr. Schutte oversees the digital sales teams and works closely with the magazine publishers on integrated sales.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Schutte was Vice President and Publisher of The New Yorker. This followed a stint as Vice President and Publishing Director of Wired Media, where he oversaw Wired magazine, Wired Digital, and Wired brand extensions such as NextFest, the Wired Store, and Wired Home. During his tenure, Wired magazine was named to Adweek's "Digital Hot List."
In November 2005, Mr. Schutte launched the Wired Store, an annual holiday shopping destination for tech enthusiasts. Mr. Schutte was responsible for the creation of the acclaimed Wired NextFest, an annual mini worlds fair, and was instrumental in the creation of the spin-off magazine Wired Test, a must-have buyers guide for consumer electronics and gadgets.
Before joining Wired, Mr. Schutte spent time at Business Week, Inc., PC Week, and PC Magazine.