BRISBANE, CA and NEW YORK, NY—December 14, 2009—Mode Media Corporation. (corp.mode.com), number one in global reach for women online, announced today that Rachel Wintner will join the company as Vice President of Sales. A digital media and advertising sales leader, Wintner joins Mode Media from Condé Nast, where she most recently served as Associate Publisher of Style.com. In this newly created position, Wintner will oversee Advertising Sales for the Southwest Region and will open Mode Media’s Los Angeles office, helping to connect brand advertisers with Glam’s audience of more than 1,400 publishers and sites. She will manage the Southwest sales team and report to Jack Rotolo, President and GM, North America at Mode Media, who announced her hire today.
Wintner joins Mode Media with more than ten years of marketing and advertising sales experience within digital media companies. In her most recent role as Associate Publisher of Style.com, Wintner was responsible for development of sales strategy and products as well as management of the sales team. During her tenure at Style.com, Wintner also served as Fashion Director, Advertising Manager and West Coast Advertising Director and was responsible for significant revenue growth, with both personal and team achievements surpassing set goals each year.
Before joining Condé Nast Digital, Wintner handled marketing at Wiley Publishing, Primedia and 24/7 Real Media. She began her career at Lifetime Television. Wintner is a graduate of the George Washington University, with a B.A. in Marketing.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Rachel Wintner to Mode Media and look forward to her contributions in forging new partnerships and fostering existing ones with brand advertisers looking to reach highly engaged, passionate audiences in a safe environment with highly measurable results,” said Jack Rotolo.
“Mode Media’s network, cutting edge audience targeting platform and sophisticated in-house ad solutions present tremendous opportunity for marketers—particularly those in the entertainment, retail, automotive and consumer packaged goods industries—to connect with audiences across communication channels and media verticals,” said Rachel Wintner. “I’m excited to be returning to the Los Angeles market to join such a dynamic company that has revolutionized the creation, distribution and monetization of content on the Web.”
About Mode Media
Mode Media is the pioneering vertical integrated media company that connects brand advertisers with targeted vertical audiences online. With a reach of 56 million unique monthly visitors in the US and 125 million uniques globally, Mode Media is a comScore Top 14 Web property and a Top 10 Adweek Display Ad Publisher. Mode Media is backed by Accel Partners, DAG Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Hubert Burda Media, Information Capital, GLG Partners, Mizuho Bank and Walden Venture. Glam is headquartered in New York City, New York and Silicon Valley, California, with offices in Chicago, Dallas, and Los Angeles, and internationally in London, Munich, Hamburg, Berlin and Tokyo.