Kim Kelleher was named Publisher, Chief Revenue Officer of Wired and Ars Technica in September 2014.
Ms. Kelleher’s career in media, marketing and advertising spans over twenty years. Before Wired, Ms. Kelleher was president of Say Media, where she oversaw the company’s business strategy including global sales, marketing, production, communications, media solutions and content operations. Prior to Say Media, Ms. Kelleher was worldwide publisher of Time. During her tenure, she was named Advertising Age’s Publisher of the Year in October 2011. She also served as vice president and publisher of Sports Illustrated, where she was the first female executive to lead Sports Illustrated advertising sales in the history of the brand. Previously, Ms. Kelleher was vice president and publisher of Self and was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement, the industry’s premier award for outstanding young advertising professionals.
In addition, Ms. Kelleher is active in many philanthropic initiatives with organizations involved with breast cancer, heart health, and other important causes. She serves on several boards including the Board of Governors of Cancer and Careers, the charitable arm of Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW), Upworthy, The American Advertising Federation and New York Women in Communications.
Ms. Kelleher is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and resides in New York with her husband and two sons.