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Dao Nguyen

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Most Creative People 2015

Dao Nguyen

Publisher, BuzzFeed

For turning LOLs into a media empire
Most Creative People

Dao Nguyen is BuzzFeed’s publisher, overseeing the company’s technology, product, data, and publishing platform. She has helped the social news site more than quintuple traffic since joining two and a half years ago. Prior to BuzzFeed, Nguyen was director of product management at FINS.com, a Dow Jones venture. From 2001 to 2008, she worked at Le Monde Interactif, publisher of the leading news site lemonde.fr, and served as its chief executive officer starting in 2006. During her time as CEO, the site’s audience tripled, its revenue doubled, and it turned a healthy profit.

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