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Tom Kohn
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Digital Executive
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Tom Kohn is a digital veteran, focused on creating new revenue streams and businesses for companies, big and small. Most recently, he was the EVP of Digital for Cygnus Business Media, where he helped to transform the company's digital strategy and increase digital revenue, overseeing groups focused on technology, new product development, multi-media, rich media, digital operations and design. In April 2013, Tom was inducted into the Media Industry News (MIN) Digital Hall of Fame, in New York City. In 2012, MIN named Cygnus Digital a finalist for "Digital Team of the Year," along with The Atlantic, Ziff Davis, Crain Communications and others. Before Cygnus, Tom was an entrepreneur and CEO for 10 years, raising $10MM for two different high-tech companies, both of which are thriving and profitable. Tom has worked in the Internet industry since it began, enjoying positions with AOL, Viacom New Media, Freeloader and USATODAY.com/ Gannett, where he was Chief Revenue Officer. Pre-Internet and business school, Tom conceived of, launched, and produced several television and radio programs in New York City, produced nationally-aired commercials for Ogilvy & Mather, and launched the east coast office of an LA-based television production company. Tom has a BA from Stanford and an MBA from Harvard. Specialties: Helping to start, run and sell companies, building shareholder value.
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Digital Executive
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As start-up CEO, started and ran two thriving technology companies.  Formerly with AOL, Freeloader (a Mark Pincus company), Ogilvy/NY and Cygnus Business Media as EVP of Digital. Chief Revenue Officer for USATODAY.com.  Currently a professor at American University's Kogod School of Business.  Baseball, music, family guy. Lives in Washington, DC.
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Inducted into the Digital Hall of Fame by Media Industry News (MIN) -- http://www.minonline.com/news/mins-Best-of-the-Web-Award-Winners-Announced_22182.html -- in April 2013, in New York City. Used to be a decent baseball player.
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