Christian Baesler Named Chief Operating Officer of BuzzFeed, Inc.
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Baesler brings a wealth of operational experience, having overseen the day-to-day operations of Complex Networks and its portfolio of brands since 2018. Prior to that Baesler spent more than a decade at
“As the first pure digital media company to go public, we are just beginning to tell BuzzFeed’s story to the investment community. I’m thrilled to bring Christian’s strong track record of leadership and results to our whole business and to my leadership team at such a pivotal and exciting time for the company,” said
“Since Complex Networks became a part of BuzzFeed, I've been tremendously impressed by the strength of its diversified revenue model, the talent and expertise of its business leaders, and Jonah's vision for a thriving, successful public digital media company,” said
Baesler will oversee all of BuzzFeed, Inc.’s revenue functions, led by:
Edgar Hernandez, now CRO of BuzzFeed Inc.
Ken Blom, now EVP, Business Strategy & Operations for BuzzFeed, Inc.
Nilla Ali, EVP Commerce for BuzzFeed, Inc.
Richard Alan Reid, Head of Studio for BuzzFeed, Inc.
Baesler will be based in