Date: Oct 26, 2021Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

A Conversation with Roger Lynch, CEO Condé Nast (virtual)

Tue, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)
General PublicMedia & Tech


Join us for a captivating discussion with Condé Nast’s first global CEO, Roger Lynch to discuss how the company has responded to the rapidly changing media landscape, including disruptive business models, new distribution channels and COVID-19.

Condé Nast is a global media company that produces some of the world’s leading print, digital, video and social brands. These include Vogue, GQ, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest (AD), Condé Nast Traveler and Wired, among others. Headquartered in New York and London, Condé Nast operates in 32 markets including China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico and Latin America, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, the U.K. and the U.S., with additional license partners throughout the world.

Lynch will discuss how Condé Nast has transformed its business model and distribution channels to succeed in an industry that is being disrupted. Known for his success in other companies such as SlingTV and Pandora, Lynch will talk about how he has leveraged his learnings from past experiences and applied them at Condé Nast.

Media Guru events are well-known for their “no speeches, no Power Point” promise: Just terrific one-on-one conversation with a fascinating personality making news in the media business, followed by Q+A.

Participants must register by NOON on October 25th to receive details on joining the discussion. The Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours before the event.

Please note that no refunds will be issued.



Roger Lynch

CEO at Condé Nast

Roger Lynch is the CEO of Condé Nast, a global media company reaching 1 billion consumers in 32 markets worldwide on all platforms available today. The company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential brands including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler, Allure, AD, BonAppétit, and Wired, among others.

Prior to joining Condé Nast, Lynch served as President and CEO of Pandora, the U.S.’s largest streaming music service. In previous roles he was the founding CEO of Sling TV, Chairman and CEO of Video Networks International, Ltd., an IPTV technology company in the United Kingdom, and an investment banker with Morgan Stanley in New York, Silicon Valley and London. He began his career as a member of the physics technical staff at the Hughes Aircraft Company.

Lynch currently serves on the Board of Directors of Condé Nast, Mattel, Inc., and the Partnership for New York City. He is also a member of the Champions of Change Coalition, the Board of Overseers of the Tuck School at Dartmouth College and the Board of Councilors of the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California. He received his Master of Business Administration with the highest distinction from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and his Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Southern California.


Rebecca Binder, HBS 2015

Senior Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives at RFBinder

Rebecca Binder is Senior Managing Director at RFBinder, a communications and consulting firm. At RFBinder, she is responsible for the development and implementation of Strategic Initiatives for the firm. She oversees strategic planning, expansion of products and services to meet emerging client needs, new business development, talent and culture development, operational efficiency, and strategic communications consulting. Over the course of her career, she has worked with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, international organizations, non-profits, and start-ups. Prior to RFBinder, Binder worked at Innosight, a growth strategy consulting firm, where she advised C-suite executives on developing long-term transformational growth strategies in the face of disruption. Binder was recently recognized as a 2019 Next Gen to Watch by Family Business Magazine for her work at RFBinder. She received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and her B.A. with honors in International Relations from Brown University.

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Date: Oct 26, 2021Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)1460 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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  • 10 / Member/Member Guest (limit one)
  • 25 / General Public
  • 20 / Alumni Non-Members/Non-Members Guests
  • Free / Patron Members (please contact


Judith Allen, Lockie Andrews, Chris Arrington, Christine Arrington, Rebecca Binder, Andrea Chambers, Debra Chirichella, Owen Davies, Ezra Doner, Margaret Downs, Julia Eisberg, Elizabeth Fairfax Brown, Laura Fortner, Gretchen Grant, Carla Graubard, David Grigsby, Martina Hansen, Caroline Harrison, Peter Hildick-Smith, Richard Jerbi, Sarah Khan, Jason Klein, Peter Kreisky, Peter Kreisky, Peter Kreisky, Didi Lacher, Laurie Leonard, Serena Lese, Yossi Maeser, Paul Masse, Rob Montrone, Barrie Moskowitz, Elaine Norkus, Brian O'Leary, Elliott Rebhun, Oliver Ryan, Motoko Sakurai, Ava Seave, Sameer Shamsi, James Sherman, Bob Silvy, Jen Simons, Sherri Sklar, Ajay Thakur, steve cohen


Rebecca Binder, HBS 2015 & Ava Seave, HBS 1982

Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)

1460 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036