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Blip Networks Hires New CEO Four Months After Cofounders Left

Ms. Day.

Q: How long does it take to find a new CEO after you raise $12 million? A: Not that long, it turns out. Go figure. Brooklyn-basedNew York-based Blip, which recently dropped the .tv and added a Networks, may not be a startup anymore. It’s more than six years old, its founders have already flown the nest, and it just hired a grownup CEO after a four-month search.

Kelly Day, EVP and general manager of digital media and commerce at Discovery Communications, will “take responsibility for the Company’s next phase of growth for its industry-leading advertising and distribution platforms,” according to a press release that comes about a month after Blip announced the fresh millions. Read More