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Martin Nisenholtz

FirstMark Capital
Venture Partner
Martin Nisenholtz was the founding leader for nytimes.com in 1995 and Chief Executive of New York Times Digital from 1999­-2005, when he was promoted to Chief Digital Office for The Times Company. He oversaw the Times’ digital strategy, including the expansion to mobile and the introduction of a metered paywall. Nisenholtz is currently a Professor of Communications at Boston University and currently serves on the boards of Yellow Media (TOR:YLO), Postmedia Network (TOR: PNC­B), Purch and RealMatch. He is a Venture Partner at Firstmark Capital in New York and member of the advisory board at Carmel Ventures in Israel. He founded the Online Publishers Association (now Digital Content Next) in 2002 and serves as an advisor to the DCN Executive Committee. Nisenholtz founded the Interactive Marketing Group (currently Ogilvy Interactive) at Ogilvy & Mather in 1983, the first digital agency at a major U.S. advertising firm and among the first in the world. Martin holds a BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA from Penn’s Annenberg School, where he serves on the Alumni Board.