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Lee Brown

Chief Revenue Officer, BuzzFeed


Lee Brown is the Chief Revenue Officer at BuzzFeed. Prior to Buzz Feed, Lee previously served as Global Head of Brand Partnerships at Tumblr. Lee came to Tumblr from Groupon where he built their national sales organization from scratch and secured a number of key accounts. Before that, Lee spent 10 years at Yahoo, beginning as a Senior Account Executive and advancing to Vice President of East Coast Sales. His regional sales team generated close to half of Yahoo’s North America media revenue from customers in every industry vertical and across search, video, mobile and social advertising.

He currently serves on the board of the Ad Council and is an occasional guest lecturer at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Lee is a native of Kentucky and resides in Bedford, NY with his wife and three children.

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