Lee Brown is CRO of BuzzFeed where he leads all U.S. advertising revenue, client services and advertising operations. Lee came to BuzzFeed from Tumblr and Groupon where he built their national sales organization from scratch and secured a number of key accounts. Before that, Lee spent 10 years at Yahoo, beginning as a Senior Account Executive and advancing to Vice President of East Coast Sales. His regional sales team generated close to half of Yahoo’s North America media revenue from customers in every industry vertical and across search, video, mobile and social advertising. He currently serves on the board of the Ad Council and is an occasional guest lecturer at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Lee is a native of Kentucky and resides in Bedford, NY with his wife and three children.