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Joy Marcus ’83

Joy Marcus

Joy Marcus has been a trailblazer in digital media for over 20 years, transforming traditional companies into digital leaders as well as developing new businesses. She was named by Crain’s New York as a Women to Watch in Tech in 2014 and to the Digital Power 50 by The Hollywood Reporter in 2009 and 2010. In 2014, she received a Women of Power and Influence Award from the National Organization for Women (NOW). Marcus is currently executive vice president and general manager, Digital Video of Condé Nast Entertainment (CNÉ), a division of Condé Nast that develops and distributes premium digital video, television and film worth watching. As EVP/GM, Marcus is responsible for CNÉ’s digital video business including distribution, business development, technology and product development, revenue operations, marketing, communications and research.

Prior to joining CNÉ in 2015, Marcus was the CEO of Bloglovin’ and a venture partner at Gotham Ventures where she led the firm’s investment in DailyWorth, a digital media company targeting professional women. She was a James Wei Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at Princeton University for the academic year 2014-15. Previously, she was U.S. General Manager for video sharing website Dailymotion, which she led from launch through its ~ $200 million acquisition by Orange (France Telecom) in January 2011.

She has held senior executive positions at Time Warner (AOL) and Barnes&Noble.com, which she helped take public at a $2.2 billion valuation in 1999. She started her career at MTV Networks where, as vice president, International Business Development, she helped launch the MTV channel in markets including Russia, Brazil and South Africa. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Princeton University Center for Jewish Life and MOUSE, which provides technology education in New York City public schools.  A graduate of New York University School of Law, Marcus resides in New York with her husband and two children.


Entrepreneurship the Princeton Way: A Case Study

Thursday, October 4

Moderator: Lynda Clarizio ’82, Former President, US Media, Nielsen


Lynn Loo *01, Theodora D. ’78 and William H. Walton III ’74 Professor in Engineering, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Joy Marcus ’83, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship