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Media Disruptor Ben Lerer
Co-founder & CEO, Thrillist Media Group
January 14, 2013
Ben Lerer is the co-founder and CEO of Thrillist Media Group, a digital media company converging leading men’s lifestyle brand Thrillist.com, members-only shopping club JackThreads.com and local experiences platform Thrillist Rewards. The three brands collectively reach over 4 million daily subscriptions, targeting a young, urban male demographic locally and nationally, online and offline, through content and commerce. Top line revenues for the company are reportedly $80 million.
Since its launch in 2005, Lerer has overseen the growth of Thrillist’s marketing, sales and business development efforts, as well as its expansion into e-commerce with the 2010 acquisition of JackThreads and launch of Thrillist Rewards. Lerer is also the co-founder of Lerer Ventures, one of New York’s most active Angel funds, investing in over 140 media and technology companies since its creation in 2009.
Quantum Media Associate, Soo Koon Lee organized the event.