As VP HR BP, Leiann Kaytmaz plays an integral role bringing a key HR perspective to the leadership team. She provides meaningful people solutions that assist the business in reaching its goals and objectives. Leiann joins Newsweek Media Group from the 9.8 Group (a strategic holding company with a portfolio in the media, marketing and advertising space) where she served as HR Director. She previously held HR positions at companies including C2 Media, Edison Schools, Barnes & Noble and Zagat. She began her career in HR working in executive search. Leiann is a graduate of Stony Brook University.