Digital publisher Remedy Health Media has tapped Paul Gartner as its Chief Technology Officer and executive vice president of engineering. Gartner comes to Remedy Health Media from National Geographic, where he was vice president of engineering.
In his new role, Gartner will be responsible for defining the company’s technology vision and strategy across its digital brands, which
include HealthCentral, TheBody
He will also lead a team of digital product engineers and strategies on how to expand Remedy’s portfolio of digital products.
Gartner brings over 25 years of technology experience to his new role. During his tenure at National Geographic, he led the company’s work to create cloud infrastructure, web support and digital asset-management technology teams.
Remedy CEO Mike Cunnion noted that Gartner “brings terrific experience to the digital health industry that will help us scale our emotional storytelling capabilities.” He added the company will benefit from Gartner’s history of “building innovative digital products and world class engineering teams.”
Separately, Maven has named Andrew Q. Kraft its new Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer. Kraft’s hire follows the triple merger between Say Media, HubPages and Maven last week.
Prior to his appointment at Maven, Kraft led strategic supply, demand and other commercial partnerships at AppNexus, where he helped to position the company for its $1.7 billion sale to AT&T, among other roles across digital entities.
Maven President Josh Jacobs stated that Kraft’s “experience, relationships, technical knowledge, and entrepreneurial drive will help us harvest the value and efficiency we now offer publishers and brands.”