Quantum Media Team

Principal

Quantum Media Team

Principal

Quantum Media

http://www.quantummedia.com/our-team/principal/christine-arrington | Printed on: May 25, 2017

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Christine Arrington

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Christine is a senior media executive with a proven track record of developing and leading profitable publishing and online businesses. She has worked on numerous senior-level consulting projects with a variety of media companies.

Christine is one of the few publishing experts with extensive experience on both the business and creative sides of the business. She has an MFA in writing from Columbia University and an MBA from Stanford University, together with extensive experience as a journalist and editor and as a senior media executive.

She has a strong background in publishing management, financial plans, strategic planning, launches and relaunches, and custom publishing. She has particular experience in international media, having worked for 11 years at a senior level with two of Europe’s largest media companies, Gruner + Jahr (Bertelsmann) and Holtzbrinck.

As a cofounder and Principal or Advisor with Quantum Media since 1998, Christine has worked with clients such as Platts, Scientific American, Institutional Investor, and many more. Her projects have included, for example, a major magazine launch study including five-year business plan and editorial concept, the restructuring of numerous editorial teams and the content for a global B-to-B publisher, and investment presentations to major publishing houses and private equity firms for a new venture.

Christine has taught for several years at NYU in the Master’s in Publishing program, and she has taught international marketing at Utah State, her alma mater.

Christine has degrees from Utah State University, B.A. (Summa Cum Laude), Columbia University, M.F.A., and Stanford Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.

Spotlight On:

Teaching Chinese Execs, Students About U.S. Media

As China’s economy evolves, so does its media landscape. Christine Arrington, Erica Gruen and Ava Seave have been helping explain these changes to Chinese executives and students over the last several years. They have been lecturers during the Columbia University two-week crash course covering the most recent trends in business practices, marketing techniques and strategy in the media fields.

Most recently, the Quantum consultants have

taught executives from Beijing’s CCTV (Chinese Central Television) and JiangSu Broadcasting Company at SIPA and to university students with an interest in journalism who were part of a Teachers College undergraduate program.

Photo: Ava Seave and her class of Chinese University Students, Teachers College, Columbia University, July 2009.