Nathaniel Landau Resume


New York Public Radio

SVP & Chief Digital Officer

April, 2016 - Present

Ownership of digital strategy and growth for all of NYPR’s properties including WNYC, WQXR, and WNYC Studios. In addition to being the home to public radio in New York, NYPR is one of the world’s largest producers of podcasts reaching over 20mm people a month.


Univision

VP, Product

November 2013 - April, 2016

Senior executive responsible for Univision’s complete portfolio of digital products spanning web, iOS/Android/Windows native apps, 10-foot console experiences, and back-end systems. Manage large staff including product/project managers, design, UX, research, and community management teams. Complete ownership of corporate digital product strategy and road map from back-end systems to public facing properties. Wide-ranging responsibilities and input into overall corporate direction for Univision Interactive. Drive strategy, requirements, and experiences for multi-year effort to re-launch Univision’s entire product suite.

Food Republic Inc.

Co-Founder, Managing Director

September 2010 - November 2013

Acquired by Zero Point Zero

Co-founder and senior executive at Food Republic, a digital consumer media company in the male lifestyle, food/drink, and travel space. Responsible for all aspects of founding, creating, managing, and growing business including business strategy, design, product, technology, staff management, budgeting, accounting, business development, marketing, sales, and fund-raising. Launched June 2011, Food Republic reached over 2mm monthly unique readers in two years with sustained monthly user gains of 10-15%, significant followings on all social networks, and superb revenue growth. Reported to investors and board. Led efforts leading to a successful acquisition to Zero Point Zero in August 2013.

Zerve, Inc.

VP, Product Development

November, 2009 – September, 2010

Executive responsible for all digital products, design, and technology for online ticketing and ecommerce company powering small businesses in the travel, and tourism activity markets. Managed staff of engineers, product managers, and designers. Ownership of full product life-cycle from ideation through to post-launch analysis and revenue success. Senior corporate leader. Wide-ranging responsibilities and input in overall strategic direction, fundraising, corporate growth, and budgeting. Reported to CEO.

Imaginova Corp.

VP, General Manager

October, 2008 – July, 2009

VP, Internet Operations

February, 2007 – October, 2008

Acquired by Purch

Senior executive responsible for overall management and strategy for a network of consumer facing, content based websites with ~3MM monthly unique visitors. (LiveScience.com, Space.com, Newsarama.com, Aviation.com). Assembled and managed a staff of nearly 30, including product managers, designers, business analysts, marketers, software engineers and editors. Managed total product life-cycle and business strategy for all sites. Key member of executive team with reporting duties to CEO and Board. Company was acquired by Tech Media Network.

Arch Insurance Group

Director of Internet Products

July, 2003 – February, 2007

Senior manager overseeing all browser-based application development for a large multi-national reinsurance company. Led multidisciplinary team of business analysts, engineers, designers, and marketers to create public facing web sites and complex data driven internal applications leading to a direct impact on the daily operations and revenue of the company. Responsible for full lifespan of projects from inception through post-launch analysis. Applications built included claims management software, intranet applications, risk and SOX compliance apps.

LiveAdvice.com

Director of Customer Experience

March, 2002 – May, 2003

Acquired by AT&T

Executive overseeing twelve person production department, including designers, web producers, and product managers for online enabled telephony service. Worked closely with marketing and business development to source, review, and implement new business opportunities, increase brand awareness, and grow market share. In charge of personnel management, hiring new staff members and defining employee responsibilities. Responsible for business strategy and growth alongside CMO and CEO.

Braindock.com

VP, Production

August, 2001 – February, 2002

Led product management, production and design departments comprised of 13 people for international web and wireless ecommerce ASP selling mobile application downloads and DRM technology. Responsible for all product strategies for online and mobile based ecommerce platforms. Worked with Board of Directors to advise on business strategies and sales efforts. Heavily involved in sales process with major retailers including Dixon’s (UK), BestBuy, and others.

SeriousPlayer

Co-founder & VP, Production

Nov 1999 – July 2001

Acquired by Netopia Inc.

Key member of founding team of SaaS service providing tools for offline groups and communities to communicate and manage members. Responsible for entire product design and vision including wireframes, visual design, UX, and tech specs. Managed production process and schedules, oversaw engineering and design teams, and built successful product.

About.com

Web Production Manager

March, 1999 – November, 1999

Manager of twelve person web production department including designers, producers, editors and programmers. Responsible for entire production process including, resource management, production process creation, personnel management, specifications, design, user experience, back-end architecture, user testing, deadlines, final approval and long-term product viability. Led team rebranding The Mining Company to About.com.

theglobe.com

Product Integration Manager

August, 1998 – March, 1999

Responsible for all cross-functional project and product management teams for the company. Assessed viability of new products and partnerships. Manager of ten person application design/development department. Interviewed, hired, trained employees. Managed personal publishing application team including product managers, designers, and shared engineering resources. Performed competitive analysis, revenue potential, marketing, design, and implementation of all major initiatives at theglobe.com.

General Media International

Internet Production Manager

May, 1996 – August, 1998

Responsible for all aspects of designing, building, and maintaining sixteen high volume sites including Penthouse.com and Omnimagazine.com, serving over 3m unique visitors a month. Senior manager of newly formed internet department comprising a staff of fifteen including engineers, designers, and analysts. Architected and maintained server architecture, websites, and technical operations. Owned growth plans and user acquisition. Designer and built online payment systems from scratch. Senior technologist in company.

Education

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Bachelor Of Arts, May 1996 | Major: Sociology Minor: History