Catherine Levene is President and Chief Digital Officer of Meredith’s National Media Group, overseeing the company’s digital content and products, strategy, sales and operations. Meredith reaches more than 190 million American consumers every month, including nearly 95 percent of U.S. millennial women. Levene joined Meredith in 2019 as Chief Strategy Officer.
An accomplished digital media leader, innovator and entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience building and scaling online companies. Levene has held CEO, COO and executive management roles in a variety of successful companies. She has been on both sides of M&A transactions and has sat on numerous private
Prior to joining Meredith, Levene co-founded Artspace Marketplace, a Phaidon Global Company, and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Previously, she was Chief Operating Officer of DailyCandy, Inc. and spent over seven years at The New York Times Company as an executive in its Digital Media division. She also held strategy and business development positions at Showtime and early internet start-up Firefly.
Levene serves on the boards of directors of Business.com and on the executive committee of Digital Content Next. She has held similar roles at Rent the Runway and TheFind, and is an acting advisory board member of theSkimm.
Levene received a BA in history from the University of Pennsylvania and concurrently a BS in economics from the Wharton School of Business. She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School.