Brian Grey Appointed Chief Executive Officer of
Former FOX Sports Interactive and Yahoo! Sports executive to lead fast-growing digital sports property
June 16, 2010 03:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time
SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Bleacher Report (http://www.bleacherreport.com), the
fastest growing publisher of original and entertaining sports editorial content, today announced the appointment of
Brian Grey as Chief Executive Officer. Grey, a veteran of the digital sports media space, will begin his duties in July
and be based out of the company’s San Francisco offices.
Bleacher Report is consistently ranked as one of the top 15 digital sports properties according to comScore, and
garners approximately eight million unique visitors each month, according to Quantcast.
Grey most recently served as an Executive-in-Residence at Polaris Venture Partners where he evaluated and
advised various digital and technology businesses. For three years Grey was SVP & GM of FOX Sports
Interactive, where he oversaw the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of FOX Sports’ digital businesses,
which included FOXSports.com, FOX Sports Mobile, Scout Media, and Whatifsports.com. While at FOX, Grey
directed the expansion of FSI’s original video production and programming in concert with the FOX Sports
broadcast and FOX Sports Net cable television groups. Prior to FOX Sports, Grey was GM of Yahoo! Sports, a
role in which he spearheaded the site’s push into original editorial programming and growth into the Web’s clear-cut
No. 1 fantasy sports product. Grey also served in a variety of executive roles at Netscape, AOL, and Shutterfly.
“Brian’s experience and reputation within the online sports industry makes him the perfect executive to lead Bleacher
Report into its next phase of growth,” said Dave Nemetz, Bleacher Report co-Founder and VP of Business
Development. “We look forward to working closely with him and the rest of our team as we pursue opportunities
that lie ahead o