Alan Press joined Newsweek Media Group as President, in 2017. Alan is responsible for all commercial operations, including marketing, sales, new business development and strategic initiatives. Alan got his start in publishing in 2006 at The Economist, where he spent nine years in various roles leading marketing globally both for consumer and B-to-B businesses. Following The Economist Alan was Group Vice President of Worldwide Events at Gartner Inc. Prior to The Economist, Alan spent the better part of a decade at American Express in their Consumer Card Group, followed by The Columbia House Company. He received his BA at Tufts University and MBA at The University of Virginia, Darden School of Business.