Prior to her current role with Skimlinks, Lauren Newman was President of Beauty at Time Inc., one of the leading media companies in the world, with brands that include People, InStyle, StyleWatch and Real Simple. Lauren is responsible for driving revenue growth of the Beauty category through innovative solutions, thought leadership, research and insights and integrated marketing programs that meet Time Inc.’s Beauty clients’ challenges. She oversees a national team of integrated sellers and brand marketers who represent the company’s entire portfolio of brands and platforms.
Lauren joined Time Inc. in 2011 as account director at Entertainment Weekly, where she focused on growing the beauty and fashion businesses. In 2013 she moved to Corporate Sales to extend her purview and grow revenue across the entire Time Inc. portfolio. During her time in Corporate Sales, she was the driving force behind major partnerships with companies such as Google, Dove, USPS and Amazon while she also ran the Market Development program that focused on breaking new business.
Lauren was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Sales East in 2015 to run an eight-person sales team in New York and Atlanta while still overseeing Time Inc.’s largest beauty advertisers, including L’Oreal, Unilever and Estee Lauder. In 2016 she took on national responsibilities as Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales, managing over $500 million in revenue while also positioning Time Inc. in the marketplace as a one-stop shop across every passion point.
Prior to Time Inc., Lauren was at freshHome magazine, where she managed a national sales staff, grew revenue and conceptualized digital, broadcast and event partnerships. She has also held senior sales positions at Conde Nast (at Domino and SELF), SHAPE, Veranda and Time Out New York.
Lauren graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in marketing. She currently lives on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.