Speaker Bio: Kara Walsh, Metromix.com

Kara Walsh, Metromix.com

Kara Walsh is Chief Executive Officer of Metromix LLC, a joint venture between Tribune Interactive (TI) and Gannett Company created to form a national network of local entertainment websites under the Metromix brand. Walsh served as General Manager of Metromix for Tribune Interactive in 2006-07.

Prior to joining TI and Metromix, Walsh was VP of online at Village Voice Media (VVM) where she served as general manager of villagevoice.com and led strategy and business planning for VVM’s network of 17 alternative news and entertainment websites.

Entertainment listings play a central role in the products that Walsh has worked with over the last ten years. Before joining VVM, she served as director of new business marketing at TV Guide and head of customer loyalty marketing at British Sky Broadcasting.

Walsh’s earlier experience includes brand management at The Coca-Cola Company as well as strategy and technology consulting. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University. She lives in Chicago, where Metromix LLC is based.