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Company Overview of CBS Interactive Inc.

Company Overview

CBS Interactive Inc. operates an online content network for information and entertainment. The company operates BNET, a go-to place for management; CBS Audience Network, an online network of professional video content; CBS Interactive International, an online content network for information and entertainment in Asia and Europe; CBSSports.com College Network, a network of official athletic sites; CBS MoneyWatch.com, a personal GPS for users and their money; and CBS News, a news site with context and perspective. It also operates CBSSports.com for sports fans to join the action with other fans; CBS.com, an online home of the America’s most-watched network; CHOW, a site for eaters and cooks; CN...

235 Second Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for CBS Interactive Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 42
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corp and President of CBS Corp
Age: 63
Chief Communications Officer and Senior Executive Vice President
Age: 61
Senior Vice President of Research & Audience Analytics
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

CBS Interactive Inc. Key Developments

CBS Names Christine Castro as New Senior Vice President of Communications for CBS Interactive

CBS Corporation has named Christine Castro as the new senior vice president of communications for CBS Interactive. Castro will hold the top communications post at CBS Interactive, reporting directly to Jim Lanzone, President and CEO of CBS Interactive and Gil Schwartz, Senior Executive vice president and Chief Communications Officer of CBS Corporation. She begins in February. In this position, Castro will oversee all global external and internal communications and public relations efforts for CBS Interactive and its portfolio of digital brands, including CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CBSSports.com, CNET, GameSpot, TV.com, among many others. She will work closely with the general managers of each property to plan public relations and communications strategies in support of their business objectives. At the same time, Castro will work with CBS Interactive management and CBS Communications leadership across the Corporation to communicate the division's ongoing initiatives and build the value of the brand across its many constituencies in the public, the media and the investment community.

CBS Interactive Inc. Presents at The Open Mobile Summit and Appcelerate 2012, Nov-07-2012 through Nov-09-2012

CBS Interactive Inc. Presents at The Open Mobile Summit and Appcelerate 2012, Nov-07-2012 through Nov-09-2012. Venue: InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco, California, United States. Presentation Date & Speakers: Nov-07-2012, Robert Gelick, Senior Vice President of Mobile Unit and General Manager of Mobile Unit. Nov-09-2012, Philippe Browning, VP Advertising and Operations.

CBS Interactive Inc. appoints Renee Budig as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

CBS Interactive Inc. appoints Renee Budig has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Budig, who starts on September 26, 2012, will oversee all financial operations of CBS Interactive and work with the executive team to continue building value in the division's diverse portfolio of brands, including CBS.com, CBSSports.com, CNET, GameSpot, Last.fm and many others. In addition, Budig will partner with her peers throughout CBS Corporation on broader initiatives reaching the financial community. Budig joins CBS Interactive from YouSendIt, where she served as Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the company's finance, human resources, facilities and administrative functions. While at YouSendIt, she created a strong infrastructure that scaled to meet the company’s growing business demands and helped raise capital through equity and debt financings. Prior to YouSendIt, Budig held multiple executive-level positions at Netflix, where she served as Vice President of Finance, as well as at VERTIAS Software, where she served as a Vice President for Investor Relations and, later, a Vice President of Finance. She also served as the Vice President of Finance at Quantum Corporation, overseeing the company's worldwide treasury initiatives and investor relations. An accomplished executive with 25 years experience, Budig was recognized by the San Jose Business Journal as CFO of the Year for Venture-Backed Companies in 2011 and was also named to the esteemed list of Silicon Valley Women of Influence.

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