Discover names Wong to board of directors

Posted7/22/2019 1:00 AM

Discover Financial Services announced Jennifer L. Wong, chief operating officer at Reddit, Inc., has joined the company's board of directors.

Wong joined Reddit, a major user-generated content and discussion platform, in April 2018 and has deep media industry experience building successful digital advertising offerings for digital media leaders, including Time, and AOL.


Prior to joining Reddit, Wong was chief operating officer and president of digital at Time, Inc., where she led consumer subscriptions and the digital business, approximately half of the company's revenue. Prior to Time, Wong was chief business officer at Popsugar, Inc. She launched multiple new products and grew the company's global content and shopping audience and business.

She started her career in finance and valuation, and spent a number of years at McKinsey & Co.'s telecom, media and technology practice. She later went on to become AOL's global head of business operations.

"Jen has the experience and insight to help Discover continue to drive new digital media opportunities," said Roger Hochschild, CEO and president of Riverwoods-based Discover. "Her strategic thinking and track record of success will be an invaluable addition to our already deeply experienced board."

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