CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review (www.technologyreview.com) announced a change in executive leadership. Jason Pontin has stepped down as editor in chief and publisher. In his tenure at the company, Mr. Pontin transformed the 100+-year-old magazine into a multimedia organization focused on the emerging technologies that matter most in solving the world's greatest challenges.
"I'm proud of what the people at MIT Technology Review achieved during the last thirteen years," says Mr. Pontin, who was hired as editor in chief in 2004 and became the company's CEO and publisher in 2005. "It has been the honor of my career to work with them. I know that there will be even better things in the future."
Effective immediately, Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau takes on the role of CEO and publisher of MIT Technology Review. In this capacity, Ms. Bramson-Boudreau will oversee all business initiatives and partnerships as the media organization executes its growth strategy.
"I am delighted to lead MIT Technology Review through the next phase of its growth," says Ms. Bramson-Boudreau. "Building on our reputation for rigorously reported journalism and engaging live events, our team will broaden its impact and reach as we aspire to become the go-to media provider covering the ideas, innovations, and people driving emerging technologies."
Martin Schmidt, provost of MIT and member of Technology Review's board of directors, says, "MIT Technology Review has been and will remain a vital endeavor for MIT. I'm grateful for the superb job that Jason did over his tenure: TR has become a trusted source of exceptional journalism, has developed great convening power all around the world, and has modernized its methods of delivery to meet the needs of its global audience. I am thrilled that Elizabeth, in her new role, will build on that success: the path ahead will benefit leaders in technology everywhere, in service of MIT's mission to make a better world."
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