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Howard Mittman
Chief Executive Officer
Bleacher Report

New York, New York, USA // Howard Mittman is the chief revenue officer and chief marketing officer for Bleacher Report, a division of Turner and the premiere digital destination for millennial sports fans.

Based in New York City, Mittman is leading Bleacher Report’s revenue generation process — including developing new revenue opportunities and models and driving key client account strategy and planning. He also is charged with all aspects of its marketing strategy, utilizing the company’s full suite of assets to evangelize and tell the Bleacher Report story.

Most recently, Mittman served as chief business officer of GQ, GQ Style, Golf Digest, Golf World, Pitchfork, and the Wired Media Group, which includes Ars Technica, Backchannel, and WIRED.

Under his leadership, GQ was named to the Adweek Hot List for three consecutive years, and in 2014, Mittman was recognized as Advertising Age’s Publisher of the Year.

Mittman successfully launched the luxury quarterly print publication GQ Style; created the coveted GQ Grammy Awards party in Los Angeles; and established the invitation-only private club, The Gent, in New York City.

Before taking over at GQ, Mittman was vice president and publisher of WIRED, which under his leadership became the first Conde Nast brand to derive half of its revenue from digital means.

Mittman was named to the Crain’s New York Business 40 under 40 list in 2011, appointed to the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Hall of Achievement in 2012, and elected to the Media Industry Newsletter (MIN) Hall of Fame in 2016.

Mittman is a graduate of The Ohio State University. He currently resides in New York City with his wife and two sons.