Bud Rosenthal

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    Chief Executive Officer of the AOL Membership Group

    As CEO of the AOL Membership Group, Bud Rosenthal oversees AOL’s variety of subscription businesses encompassing millions of paid customer relationships, as well as tens of millions of monthly users of AOL properties, including AOL Mail and AIM. Additionally, Bud oversees a variety of core global services for AOL, including AOL’s billing platform, Registration & Authentication platform, and global customer support.

    Prior to joining AOL, Bud held leadership roles at public tech companies, Yahoo and RealNetworks, and served as a co-founder and/or CEO of several early-stage, venture-backed companies, including TurnHere, Bigstep and WorkMetro, which collectively raised $100M+ of top-tier venture capital backing. He was also fortunate to spend a year as an Entrepreneur-in Residence at Charles River Ventures, a $2B early stage venture firm, and serves on the advisory board of several national non-profits and technology startups.

    Bud earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in International Relations from Bates College.

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