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Wenda Harris Millard talks about the evolution of feminism.

Wenda's Biography

Wenda Harris Millard has always been entrepreneurial. She began her media career at age 9 as the publisher, circulation director, editor, and sole staff writer of the Archer Lane Scoop. Now a seasoned executive, she has led both "traditional" media companies and digital ventures to unprecedented success.

 

After the Archer Lane Scoop, Wenda moved on to sales and management roles at publications including Ladies Homes Journal and New York Magazine. She then joined Adweek, Mediaweek, and Brandweek magazines, serving as Executive Vice President and Group Publisher and pioneering the strategy of marketing each individual magazine as a singular brand. Millard later served as President of Standard Rate & Data Service before becoming a founding member of DoubleClick Inc., establishing the brand, and serving as Executive Vice President. In 2000, Wenda became President at Ziff David Internet. 

 

In 2001, Wenda joined Yahoo!, serving as the Chief Sales Officer, then Senior Vice President until 2007. She was responsible for driving the North American sales of the Yahoo's advertising and marketing services initiatives and leading the North American sales organization. 

 

She joined Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in 2007, serving as Co-Chief Executive Officer until 2009. She oversaw MSLO's media businesses, which include publishing, Internet and broadcasting.

 

In 2009, Wenda became President and Chief Operating Officer of MediaLink LLC. She also serves as an Advisor of Archer Martin Ventures.