SAN FRANCISCO (March 28, 2023) — VentureBeat, a leading global technology media company and the publisher of VentureBeat and GamesBeat, today announces the promotion of Gina Joseph to chief strategy officer. In her previous role as executive vice president of strategy, Gina has had notable success in building VentureBeat’s brand and market reputation among thought leaders and the technology and investment industries. She has introduced numerous innovations including creation of VentureBeat’s branded content studio and VentureBeat Lab (VB Lab), which has become a trusted partner for many of the world’s most highly-regarded brands and organizations.

Joseph is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s (HBS) General Management Program. As an HBS alumna, she currently serves as class secretary, elected by her HBS graduating class. With over 17 years of industry experience, she is a seasoned media and publishing executive who, prior to VentureBeat, held various roles at Hearst Corporation, the San Francisco Chronicle and Media News Group. In recognition of her accomplishments, she was featured by Digiday as one of today’s leading media and marketing thought leaders.

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Gina Joseph, chief strategy officer for VentureBeat and GamesBeat.

As chief strategy officer, Joseph joins the first generation of Afghan American women to hold a C-level role in the media and publishing industries. With a passion for advancing diversity and inclusion in technology and beyond, Joseph serves on the board of the Daily Californian, supporting UC Berkeley’s independent student-run newspaper, and on the Alumnae-i Network for Harvard Women (ANHW) board. She is also on GamesBeat’s Women in Games committee, organizing annual events to celebrate and empower women in the industry. And she recently joined Chief, the largest private network supporting women in C-level roles.

“VentureBeat’s market strategy has steadily evolved over the past couple of years with our continuous drive to be an unparalleled thought leader and provide significant value and insights to our sponsors and user base,” said Matt Marshall, VentureBeat’s founder and CEO. “Gina’s insights and knowledge have been extremely influential in this regard, making it a logical path to formalize this role and responsibility within our leadership team.”

“VentureBeat is on the front lines of covering the transformative technologies that shape our future,” said Gina Joseph. “I’m both honored and excited to expand my role in working with such a talented team to build the value of our brand, as well as our innovative offerings for our partners and audience.”

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