Meet our team.

Neil Vogel Chief Executive Officer

Tim Quinn Chief Financial Officer & Head of Strategy

Alex Ellerson Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Gorenstein President of Advertising & Partnerships

Dr. Jon Roberts Chief Innovation Officer

Nabil Ahmad Chief Technology Officer

Meredith Worsham VP, Communications

Rob Brathwaite SVP, Site Hosting & Operations

Adam McClean SVP, Product

Tre Jones SVP, Growth

Jeff Hartwig General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Colleen Gangl VP, People


Neil Vogel

Chief Executive Officer

Neil Vogel is the CEO of Dotdash, assuming the role in April 2013.

Before joining Dotdash, Neil was the Founder and CEO of Recognition Media, a creator and producer of award shows and media properties for digital, creative, and advertising communities including the Webby Awards, Internet Week NY and Europe, the daily email, and The Telly Awards.

Prior to Recognition Media, Neil was Chief Corporate Development Officer at Alloy Media + Marketing, a digital content and marketing services company focused on the teen and youth market. Neil also serves as a venture partner at FirstMark Capital.

Neil received a B.S. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.


Tim Quinn

Chief Financial Officer & Head of Strategy

Tim is the Chief Financial Officer of Dotdash and joined the company in January 2015. Prior to joining Dotdash, Tim was CFO of Axial, an online professional network that helps entrepreneurs and small businesses access capital.

Tim spent more than a decade with American Express where he was a Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations at Vente Privee USA, an e-commerce joint venture between American Express and Vente-Privee Europe. Tim spent the majority of his time at American Express as a Vice President in the Corporate Development Group where he sourced, executed and monitored equity investments and M&A transactions.

Tim started his career in middle market investment banking at Ladenburg Thalmann and prior to that in private equity at Wade Capital. Tim graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. degree in Commerce.


Alex Ellerson

Chief Operating Officer

Alex Ellerson is the Chief Operating Officer of Dotdash. Before joining Dotdash, Alex served as the General Counsel & COO at Howcast. Prior to joining Howcast, Alex was the Head of Entertainment and Premium Content Partnerships for Google Video and YouTube, and earlier, a General Manager and Senior Director of Business Development at Yahoo! (working on both Yahoo’s Media and Entertainment and Search teams).

He was also the COO & General Counsel for CMJ, an Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and a law clerk to The Honorable Amalya L. Kearse (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit).

Alex holds a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and a B.A. from Swarthmore College. He is also a member of the Planning Committee of the NY Chapter of The Copyright Society of the USA.


Andrew Gorenstein

President of Advertising & Partnerships

Andrew Gorenstein is President of Advertising & Partnerships for Dotdash and joined the company in December 2016. Before joining Dotdash, Andrew held executive roles as the President of Media & Advertising and Chief Revenue Officer for Gawker Media, where he led the revenue team and created an award-winning product suite to sell across their multiple vertical brands. Prior to Gawker Media, Andrew held sales leadership roles at Condé Nast and Forbes.

Andrew has worked aggressively to accelerate, and ultimately redefine and align the relationship between advertisers, brands and publishers. In 2013, Andrew was named one of AdAge’s 40 under 40.

Andrew received his B.A. degree in History from Boston University.


Dr. Jon Roberts

Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Jon Roberts has a PhD in theoretical high-energy physics with ten years of research experience in high-energy particle physics and ultrahigh energy cosmic rays. At Dotdash, Dr. Roberts leads a team of researchers deriving insights from more than 20 years of Internet data across thousands of topics.

As a Marie Curie research fellow at Warsaw University, Dr. Roberts studied how dark matter might appear at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. After Poland, Dr. Roberts spent five years as a researcher at New York University, where he made predictions for solar system cosmic rays, currently being tested by NASA’s AMS detector on the International Space Station. He also worked on the Pierre Auger telescope in Argentina, tracking the detected ultrahigh energy cosmic rays back to their origins outside our galaxy.


Nabil Ahmad

Chief Technology Officer

Nabil Ahmad is the Chief Technology Officer for Dotdash. Before joining Dotdash in 2013, Nabil worked at Barnes & Noble serving as the head of technology for A career long engineer, Nabil’s experience includes consulting during the dotcom boom, working at healthcare services and media companies, and being the first employee and head of technology at Kwiry Inc., a venture-backed mobile startup.

Nabil received his B.A. in Molecular Cell Biology, with emphasis in Cell Developmental Biology, from the University of California at Berkeley.


Meredith Worsham

VP, Communications

Meredith Worsham is Vice President of Communications for Dotdash. Meredith has been with the company for nearly nine years, working her way up from Account Coordinator to now Vice President, where she oversees media relations, communications strategy development, internal and external communications and special events for one of the fastest-growing digital media companies and its vertical brands.

Previously, Meredith held various public relations roles at MSL, a leading PR Agency in New York, and worked on healthcare accounts including Sanofi Aventis, Allergan and Phillips Healthcare.

Meredith holds a B.A. in Communications with a minor in History from Elon University in North Carolina.


Rob Brathwaite

SVP, Site Hosting & Operations

Rob Brathwaite is Senior Vice President of Operations at Dotdash. He also oversees IAC Publishing global shared services team.

Starting at the company in 1996, he is the longest tenured team member. Robert has been instrumental to bringing about change at Dotdash over the past two decades.

Robert holds both a B.S.c and M.S.c in Information Systems and Management from New York University.


Adam McClean

SVP, Product

Adam McClean is the Senior Vice President of Product at Dotdash and joined the company in 2014. Prior to joining the company, he was the Director of Product at Waybetter, Inc. Previously, he held roles at Barnes and Noble and Condé Nast Publications. Adam brings more than a decade of experience in start-ups, e-commerce, and premium publishing to Dotdash.

Adam received a B.A. in Communications from DePauw University.


Tre Jones

SVP, Growth

Tre Jones is the Senior Vice President of Growth at Dotdash. He leads a team of engineers and marketers at Dotdash dedicated to growing our consumer audience through continuous improvement of our content and product.

Prior to Dotdash, Tre was VP of search marketing at Everyday Health. Tre holds a Masters of Business Administration from the NYU Stern School of Business and has a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Jeff Hartwig

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Jeff Hartwig is the General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Dotdash.

Before joining Dotdash, Jeff spent six years at Dow Jones & Company, Inc. where he served as counsel to the digital and print production groups of The Wall Street Journal and its affliated publications. Prior to joining Dow Jones, Jeff was an associate attorney at the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, providing legal counsel to emerging businesses on their financing, intellectual property and general corporate matters.

Jeff holds a JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and a B.A. degree in French from San Francisco State University.


Colleen Gangl

VP, People

Collen Gangl is the Vice President of People at Dotdash.