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M. Scott Havens

Global Head of Digital, Bloomberg Media

M. Scott Havens

Global Head of Digital, Bloomberg Media

Biography

M. Scott Havens is the Global Head of Digital for Bloomberg Media, Bloomberg L.P.’s global multi-platform media organization that comprises web, mobile, television, digital video, radio, print magazines and live events platforms.

Scott oversees Bloomberg’s global consumer digital initiatives, including digital product, user experience, partnerships, and overall digital strategy for the company’s websites, mobile apps, over-the-top platforms, and distributed content partnerships.

Prior to joining Bloomberg L.P. in November 2015, Scott was SVP, Digital at Time Inc., where he managed operations and drove the strategic development of digital products within the news, business, sports, and entertainment verticals, including People, Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Entertainment Weekly and other titles. During his tenure, he oversaw U.S. traffic growth of almost 50%, while digital revenue eclipsed 50% (2014-2015) and the significant rebuilding of the digital teams, strategies, and desktop and mobile platforms across key Time flagship brands.

Previously, Scott was President of The Atlantic, overseeing all aspects of Atlantic Media’s flagship brand and playing a key role in the successful digital transformation of the 158 year old magazine into a profitable, global, multi-platform media company, including strategy and operational roles in the digital launches of The Atlantic Wire, CityLab, and Quartz.

He served as Executive Director, Condé Nast Business Media and a founder of innovative business sitePortfolio.com. His team was responsible for business development, online marketing and analytics, and digital strategy. Scott formerly managed the business development team at Yahoo! Finance, where managed and negotiated business partnerships, in addition to playing a key role in strategic planning and business operations.

Scott is a graduate of Hamilton College with a BA in Economics and he received an MBA in finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business. He lives in New Canaan, CT with his wife and three children.

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