Betsy Morgan has most recently been with LionTree, an advisory and merchant bank firm focused on technology and media. She is the former CEO of TheBlaze, an early multi-platform news and entertainment business and a pioneer in the OTT space.
Prior to TheBlaze, Morgan was the first CEO of The Huffington Post, which was successfully sold to Aol in 2011. While at The Huffington Post, Morgan led the award-winning site to rapid audience and revenue growth.
Morgan joined The Huffington Post after ten years at CBS where she was Senior Vice President for CBS Interactive and the General Manager of CBSNews.com. Under Morgan’s leadership, CBSNews.com’s excellence was recognized with several industry awards. She began her career at there as the head of the CBS Television Network’s Strategic Management Group alongside the Chairman and CEO of CBS.
Early work experience for Morgan includes several years in investment banking at the North America headquarters of Schroders, in their Media & Entertainment Group. She also worked for American Sky Broadcasting, a division of News Corporation that focused on developing the U.S. direct satellite business.
Morgan is currently on the board of NASDAQ-listed TheStreet as well as the privately held Trusted Media Brands, Chartbeat and theSkimm.