Lisa Stone co-founded BlogHer, Inc. in 2005. With Stone as CEO, the company has grown into a diversified media company reaching 37 million unique visitors monthly.
It is one of the top 11 women’s networks online (comScore) with more than 3,000 premium blog contributors, the world’s largest conferences for bloggers and BlogHer.com, an award-winning social hub.
As principal architect of BlogHer’s distributed, cross-platform media business, Stone works across the company on digital and social strategies that partner Fortune 500 brands with a new wave of content creators. BlogHer was named among the AlwaysOn OnMedia Top 100 for 2011, and one of America’s Most Promising Start-ups by BusinessWeek.
Previously, Stone was Editor-in-chief and VP, Programming for Women.com, then the first Internet journalist awarded a Nieman Fellowship from Harvard University (2002). She left the traditional newsroom (Oakland Tribune, CNN) for the Internet in 1997.