Christy Tanner is General Manager and Executive Vice President of TV Guide Digital, a leading entertainment innovator with more than 23 million monthly unique visitors on TVGuide.com and more than 4.5 million downloads of TV Guide Mobile apps. She is responsible for the company's strategy and day-to-day leadership of its sales, technology, business development, product development, marketing, and editorial teams.
Since joining the company in 2006, Ms. Tanner led a transformative integration of TVGuide.com's social media, marketing and editorial practices, with a goal of engaging entertainment fans wherever they are connected. As a result, TV Guide Digital's audience has surged more than 600%, and its user engagement metrics are the highest in its competitive category. Recent product launches include personalized Watchlists and Social TV Check-in, allowing users to easily watch and share their favorite shows and online videos with their social graph.
Prior to TVGuide.com, Ms. Tanner worked for The Washington Post Company, Reed Elsevier, and Wolters Kluwer as a digital business development and marketing executive. She started her career in media as a reporter and editor for The Associated Press and The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal, where she won awards from Scripps Howard and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Ms. Tanner has a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Twitter Handle: @christytanner