Marc Frons

Marc Frons is an innovative technology and product executive with a proven track record in digital transformation. His unique background combines technology, product development, and journalism. He has extensive experience building innovative teams, managing product incubators, startup environments, and large digital and enterprise technology organizations.

Marc is known for developing, selecting and integrating key components of the Digital Product & Technology stack, including content management systems, advertising, and subscription (paywall) systems, customer data management platforms, artificial intelligence, in particular, machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP), A/B and multivariate testing solutions, cloud-based data lakes and integrated data solutions.

Marc is a recognized expert in leading organizational change across diverse corporate cultures and spurring innovation at large companies and startups alike; board advisor to startups and traditional media companies seeking to innovate using digital technology. 

Marc started his career as a journalist, a background that gives him unique insight into the evolution of news in the digital era. He was a reporter and editor at Newsweek and a senior editor at BusinessWeek before leaving in 1995 to start the financial website SmartMoney.com, where he held the title editor and chief technology officer. SmartMoney.com was an early pioneer in interactive journalism and data visualization and won several awards, including a prestigious National Magazine Award, for its innovative technology and design.