Jonah PerettiCEO & Founder
CEO & Founder
Jonah Peretti is the Founder and CEO of BuzzFeed, a leading tech-powered, diversified media company focused on building a new media business model for the Internet and social media world. Jonah Peretti has served as BuzzFeed’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company’s board of directors since 2006.
Prior to founding BuzzFeed, Mr. Peretti co-founded The Huffington Post, a digital publisher of news, lifestyle and popular culture content, and served in various management roles there from the company’s founding until its sale to AOL Inc. In 2021 BuzzFeed acquired HuffPost, bringing the award-winning news organization back full circle to Peretti.
Mr. Peretti holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from University of California, Santa Cruz and a M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab.
Matt OmerChief Financial Officer
Chief Financial OfficerMr. Omer has more than 15 years of experience in finance, most recently as Executive Vice President Finance and Treasurer at the Company. Mr. Omer has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at the Company since October 2022, having served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Finance from May 2021 until that time and as Vice President of Finance from October 2019 until May 2021. Prior to joining the Company in 2019, Mr. Omer was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at 123 Home Care, a privately-held provider of non-medical home care services, from April 2017 until October 2019 and held roles of increasing responsibility in the finance department of Viant Technology, a publicly-traded advertising software company, from March 2013 to April 2017. From July 2011 until March 2013, Mr. Omer held several roles at KPMG, a multinational accounting firm, most recently in the economic valuation services division. Prior to working in public accounting, Mr. Omer was an analyst at Strategic Equity Group, a strategic advisory and consulting firm, from March 2008 to March 2010, and was a consultant at Profit Recovery Partners, an expense reduction company. Mr. Omer graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Marcela Martin joined BuzzFeed in 2022 and currently serves as President. Before BuzzFeed, Martin served as CFO of Squarespace. Prior to her role at Squarespace, Martin was SVP and CFO of Booking.com. Previously, she spent three years at National Geographic Partners as Executive Vice President, CFO & Chief Administrative Officer and 18 years in numerous leadership positions, including EVP and CFO, at Fox International Channels. Originally from Argentina, Martin graduated from the University of Morón with a degree in accounting and received an MBA from the University of Liverpool.
Carole RobinsonChief Communications Officer
Chief Communications Officer
Carole Robinson joined BuzzFeed in 2016 as the company’s first Chief Communications Officer. Robinson oversees all global communications strategy, public and media relations, financial communications and internal communications.
Prior to BuzzFeed, Robinson spent 30+ years at MTV Networks and Viacom in communications and management roles including Executive Vice President of Communications and Chief of Staff for the network group that included MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, and Executive Vice President of Corporate & Marketing Communications for Viacom.
Robinson holds a B.A. in English from Colgate University and currently serves on Colgate’s Alumni Council.
Chandler BondanChief People Officer
Chief People Officer
As BuzzFeed, Inc.'s Chief People Officer, Chandler manages a diverse People Team across the organization, and oversees all strategic initiatives related to organizational planning, talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Chandler has an extensive background in people development, working at Advantage Solutions for seven years prior to BuzzFeed where she led programs aligned with business strategy for an employee population of over 60,000. She holds a unique ability to cultivate and deepen company values and establish successful company-wide HR-based solutions.
Beyond that, Chandler lives in Southern California by the coast with her husband, two adorable young daughters Brooklyn and Piper, and a beautiful rescue husky Summer.
Dao NguyenPublisher; Head of Content and Tech for BuzzFeed
Publisher; Head of Content and Tech for BuzzFeed
Dao Nguyen joined BuzzFeed in 2012 and has served as the company’s Publisher since 2014. Additionally, Nguyen leads BuzzFeed’s Content and Tech teams.
Prior to joining BuzzFeed, Nguyen worked at Le Monde Interactif SA, or Le Monde, the digital subsidiary of the Le Monde newspaper in France, from 2001 to 2008. Nguyen served as the subsidiary’s Chief Executive Officer during her last 2.5 years at Le Monde. She has held technical and product positions at several other digital companies including a Dow Jones venture from 2009 to 2012, Concrete Media Inc., an internet consulting company, from 1998 to 2001, and Accenture plc, formerly Andersen Consulting, from 1994 to 1998. Nguyen holds a B.A. in Applied Math/Computer Science from Harvard University.
Danielle BeltonEditor-in-Chief, HuffPost
Danielle Belton joined BuzzFeed in 2021 and currently serves as HuffPost's Editor-in-Chief. Belton began her journalism career at the Bakersfield Californian, a local newspaper in Southern California; later created and managed her own award-winning blog, The Black Snob, in 2007; and since then has written, edited, and contributed to numerous publications including theGrio, Essence, The Washington Post and The New York Times -- as well as programming across NPR, PBS, CNN, ABC, and BET. At The Root, Belton served as the site’s youngest managing editor and first-ever editor-in-chief, and helped dramatically expand The Root’s profile, traffic, and corps of emerging writers.
David ArroyoChief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
David Arroyo is Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at BuzzFeed.
Before joining BuzzFeed in 2019, David was the head of global compliance at Discovery (now known as Warner Bros. Discovery), the multinational media giant. Earlier, he was the chief ethics and compliance officer at Scripps Networks Interactive, the owner of Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and other popular cable channels. Prior to Scripps Networks Interactive’s spinoff as a stand alone cable-focused entity, he was at The E.W. Scripps Company, which, in addition to operating cable networks, owned dozens of newspapers and local television broadcast stations.
A trial lawyer by training, David started his career as an associate at Kirkland & Ellis and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He also clerked for a federal judge.
David has extensive volunteer board experience apart from his work in the private sector. President Barack Obama appointed him, with U.S. Senate confirmation, to the board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the steward of the American taxpayers’ investment in public media. While on the board of CPB, he sat on the audit committee. David also served as chairman of the board of Latino Justice, formerly the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund.
David graduated with an A.B. from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review.