Chief Business Officer
Eric Gillin is the chief business officer of The Culture Division, at Condé Nast, which includes The New Yorker, Wired, Pitchfork, Ars Technica, Teen Vogue and Them. Prior to his appointment in October 2019, he was chief business officer for the organization’s Lifestyle Division including Bon Appétit, Architectural Digest, SELF, Epicurious, and Condé Nast Traveler.
In this role, Eric oversees all revenue and brand development for his division, as well as manages category sales for verticals including automobile, business, technology, finance, spirits, media and entertainment. In his tenure, he has been recognized by the industry with inclusion on the 2019 “Folio 100,” honoring the top executives in media and the “Adweek 50” in 2015.
Eric was instrumental in growing new flourishing revenue streams for his division’s brands, including AD Pro, Architectural Digest’s foray into a B2B subscription model; Condé Nast Traveler’s launch of Women Who Travel, which includes editorial-led trips; and Bon Appétit’s expansion into streaming video with its OTT channel. Under his leadership, The Lifestyle Division’s revenue had record revenue growth, Architectural Digest’s Design Show saw its most profitable year ever, and Bon Appétit expanded its tentpole Hot 10 Party to a four-day festival this October.
A digital native and former editor at Esquire who crossed over into product management and now revenue, Eric is known for his innovative approach to uncover new growth opportunities and for modernizing traditional media brands.Back