Justin B. Smith

Bloomberg Media


Justin B. Smith is Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg Media, Bloomberg L.P.'s global multi-platform media organization. With over 2,700 journalists and analysts across 120 countries, Bloomberg Media connects influential, global audiences to news, ideas and intelligence across digital, mobile, TV, video, radio, print, and live events.   Since joining the company in 2013, Justin has led an aggressive transformation of Bloomberg Media's business and built a modern media company driven by innovation-led growth. Under his leadership, Bloomberg Media has achieved record revenue results. Justin and his team have led the launch and expansion of major global initiatives including: Bloomberg Quicktake, a 24/7 premium global streaming video news network; the Bloomberg New Economy Forum, an annual convening of over 500 of the most influential public and private sector leaders from around the word; a digital subscription business which continues to outpace expectations; and new global media brands including Bloomberg Green, Bloomberg CityLab, and Bloomberg Wealth.   Prior to Bloomberg, Justin was President of Atlantic Media, where he led a dramatic revitalization of The Atlantic and founded the award-winning global digital brand, Quartz. Previously, Justin served as President and Publisher of The Week magazine, and prior to that led corporate strategy at The Economist Group. He received his B.S from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. He is co-founder of Breaking Media, the Bali Purnati Center for the Arts, a member of the 2013 class of Henry Crown Fellows, and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation.   In 2019, The Hollywood Reporter named Justin one of The 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media alongside Bloomberg L.P. Founder, Michael R. Bloomberg.