Melissa Goidel joined Refinery29 as CRO with more than 15 years of digital and 20 years of management experience. Goidel started her digital career at Yahoo, overseeing Yahoo Financial Services Sales as RVP. After Yahoo, Goidel moved to Time, Inc., where she created the national digital sales teams for People, InStyle, and Entertainment Weekly digital. Prior to coming to Refinery29, Goidel worked at Brand.net, an ad technology company where she built its national sales force and saw through its sale. At Refinery29's CRO, Melissa oversees all monetization for the company. She has been recognized with many awards and accolades, including 2016 AWNY Changing the Game Awards, 2015 AWNY Working Mothers of the Year, and FOLIO Top Women in Media 2015.