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Clark Gilbert

Clark Gilbert

President & CEO, Deseret News Publishing Company, Deseret Digital Media, USA

Clark Gilbert is the president and CEO of the Deseret News Publishing Company and Deseret Digital Media. The Deseret News is Utah’s longest running business and one of the nation’s fastest growing newspapers, both in print and online. Deseret Digital is one of the largest targeted media networks in the country. It manages the commercial Web properties of the Deseret Media Companies: DeseretNews.com, KSL.com, DeseretBook.com, MormonTimes.com and LDSChurchNews.com.

Prior to DDM, Gilbert was an associate academic vice president at Brigham Young University–Idaho, where he oversaw the university’s online learning and distance education initiatives. He was also a professor of entrepreneurial management at the Harvard Business School, where he published numerous award-winning articles on media innovation. Gilbert is also a founding board member for Lead Media Partner and Innosight. 

Twitter @ClarkGilbert 

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