Head of News, Twitter
Vivian Schiller is head of news at Twitter, a newly created position in which she leads the company’s strategy for news and partnership with journalism organizations and the news-publishing ecosystem. Prior to joining Twitter, Schiller served as senior vice president and chief digital officer for NBC News. Previously, she was president and CEO of NPR. She also was senior vice president and general manager of NYTimes.com and senior vice president and general manager of the Discovery Times Channel, a joint venture of The New York Times and Discovery Communications. Earlier in her career, Schiller was head of CNN Productions.