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We are media executives, editorial strategists and digital product managers with extensive experience building and operating sustainable content-led products and businesses. We’ve helped launch, grow and operate leading publications including Digiday, Glossy and Modern Retail, and advised brands, media companies, publishers, tech firms and VCs on how to establish and optimize world-class content initiatives and subscription businesses of their own.
Shareen is a journalist, editorial strategist and content product leader specializing in launching and operating market-leading digital publications and content initiatives. She consults and advises publishers, brands, design firms and ad agencies on strategy, measurement and operations to create revenue-generating editorial products that are high-quality and efficiently run. In an editorial capacity, she’s worked in newsrooms in the U.S. and Singapore, including The Straits Times, Dow Jones, Crain Communications and Digiday Media. She’s a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism.
Jack is a media operator, product manager and editor with a proven track record in building content-led digital products and subscription businesses for a variety of audiences across a range of verticals. He advises publishers and media companies on how best to establish, grow and optimize engaging and sustainable digital content products, and how subscription models can effectively drive revenue as part of a broader revenue mix. He is also a veteran journalist and editor, with a background at global publishers including The Wall Street Journal, Digiday Media, Incisive Media and News Corp.
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