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New head of web named at Bloomberg

January 10, 2012

Posted by Chris Roush

Bloomberg L.P. announced Tuesday that Paul Maya will be joining the company as global head of Bloomberg.com and Businessweek.com.

Maya joins Bloomberg from Turner Broadcasting, where he spent two years leading CNN’s digital technology strategy and product implementation. In his role at Bloomberg, he will be responsible for the general management, strategic planning, branding, and best practices for the two consumer-facing websites. Maya will report to Andy Lack, CEO of Bloomberg Multimedia.

“We are delighted to welcome a creative thinker and proven strategist like Paul to Bloomberg,” said Lack in a statement.  “His experience building digital businesses that integrate news, data and video will be enormously valuable as we continue to build out our next generation of global web products.”

“I am thrilled to be joining the talented web team at Bloomberg, and working with them to grow the powerful combination of Bloomberg.com and Businessweek.com for global business executives,” said Maya in a statement.

As vice president, technology at CNN Digital, Maya developed award-winning mobile and web products for CNN, CNN Money, HLN and CNN’s international digital properties. He oversaw the technical development of a portfolio of digital products including CNN iReport, the CNN Video Experience, CNN Money.com, CNN.com and various mobile and tablet applications.

Prior to CNN Digital, Maya held executive positions at ABC News and ABC Digital Media Group, and was responsible for developing web products for ABC.com, ABC News.com, ABC Family.com, and Soapnet.com. He began his career as co-founder and chief technology officer of Toggle Entertainment, a company that developed and marketed software tools needed to create animated, interactive characters for the Internet and other digital media.

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