Seth Rogin

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Seth is CEO of Magnolia Media Partners, LLC, confidentially advising next generation media and tech companies.

Seth was the founding President and CEO of Nucleus, a joint venture of Hearst, Gannett, McClatchy and Tribune, creating technology, marketing and revenue leadership for the American news industry.

Seth is often called the industry's 'Dean of Digital Advertising.' From 2013 until 2016, he was Mashable's Chief Revenue Officer. During his tenure, the company grew by triple digits, secured its first three rounds of venture investment, reached peak valuation, and expanded across the globe.

Seth worked for The New York Times for 13 years in various roles, including 7 as Vice President of Advertising. He led sales and business operations of The New York Times Magazine and The NY Times Style Magazine, including the creation and highly successful launch of its first website. 

Seth is an award-winning leader, named 'Industry Luminary of the Year' by iMedia. He's been inducted into MIN's Media Sales Hall of Fame and was recently named one of the 50 Male Advocates for Equality in Media and Marketing.

Seth is a member of the Board of Directors of The Jerry Garcia Foundation alongside rock legend Bob Weir. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Ad Council and the Advisory Council of Ad Week NY and Europe. He currently sits on The Digital Marketing Standards Board, where he co-authored the policy to increase the industry's Diversity and Inclusion.

Business Insider called Seth 'one of the 30 best people in advertising to follow on Twitter.'  He is also an investor in the recent Broadway production of 'The Inheritance,' which won four 2020 Tony Awards including Best Play of the Year.