Executive at On Location Experience
The recipient of a bachelor’s in government from Dartmouth College and an MBA in finance and accounting from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, David Geithner began his career at Time, Inc., as an advertising revenue analyst at TIME in 1992. Following two years in this role, he joined People in a similar capacity and later worked as edit finance manager of People and general manager of Teen People and People en Español. David Geithner served as general manager of People Group from 2003 to 2010 and eventually rose to the position of executive vice president (EVP) of Time, Inc.
As EVP of the worldwide media corporation, Mr. Geithner oversaw an extensive business transformation that diversified revenue streams and grew digital revenue from 8 percent to 15 percent of total revenue. He also reduced operating costs by 8 percent via the implementation of metric-based efficiency models and restructuring and outsourcing initiatives. David Geithner joined Condé Nast, which publishes Vogue and The New Yorker, among other publications, as CFO in 2014.
During his five-year tenure at Condé Nast, consumer revenue doubled to $100 million through the establishment of an online paywall. He oversaw organizational restructuring leading to a cost base reduction of 22 percent and established a joint venture with Hearst to manage shared services. The company also acquired Pop2Life, Pitchfork, and CitizenNet as part of the business’ growth and diversification strategy.
David Geithner also previously served as CFO of the healthcare technology company ReactiveCore and as EVP, Strategy & Business Development, at the live event company On Location. He was recently promoted to EVP and Chief Operating Officer of IMG Events and On Location, a newly merged business unit under the global entertainment and media brand Endeavor. Mr. Geithner will lead growth strategy and business development.
In addition to his professional pursuits, Mr. Geithner serves on the board of Breakthrough NY, an education-focused nonprofit supporting low-income students. He also sits on the advisory board of the Kellogg Finance Network at Northwestern University. Previously, he spent nearly a decade as a board member of the Alzheimer’s Association’s New York City Chapter. An avid runner, he has completed multiple marathons and triathlons including the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon, the New York City Marathon, and the Chicago Triathlon.