Meredith Kopit Levien

President, CEO & Director at The New York Times


Meredith Kopit Levien is president and chief executive officer of The New York Times Company. She leads the Company’s global operations and directs its business strategy.

Before becoming CEO in September 2020, she served as chief operating officer, overseeing all major commercial operations, including subscriptions, advertising, events, and the cross-functional digital product development organization.

Prior to being appointed COO in 2017, she was executive vice president and chief revenue officer, a position she held since 2015. In that role, Ms. Kopit Levien was responsible for both the subscription and advertising businesses. Ms. Kopit Levien joined The Times Company in 2013 as head of advertising.

Before joining The Times, she spent five years at Forbes, where she held various roles, including publisher and chief revenue officer, and six years at the Atlantic. She began her career at the Advisory Board Company.

Ms. Kopit Levien is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. She serves on the board of directors of The New York Times Company and Instacart.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in 1993 and divides her time between New York and Washington, D.C.


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