Paul Sigaloff: Managing Director, Verizon Media

With over 19 years’ experience in media and sales Paul Sigaloff is one of Australia’s preeminent figures within the media industry. Known for his leadership and passion for digital media, Paul is Managing Director of Verizon Media ANZ, leading a portfolio of dynamic digital media and technology brands under the Oath umbrella. These include Yahoo Finance, Yahoo News, HuffPost, TechCrunch, Engadget and Tumblr, which combined reach approximately half the total online audiences of Australia and New Zealand. As a board member of the IAB and Advertising Week APAC, Paul influences digital standards and trends that shape the media industry. Throughout the last 12 months Paul has overseen approximately 10 cents in every dollar invested with digital media publishers in Australia. Before being appointed to his current position, Paul was Chief Revenue Officer at Yahoo7, where he led the commercialisation of Australia's most successful and number one catch-up TV service, Plus7. Prior to that, he was Commercial Director of the organisation, managing and overseeing several teams across product development and new market opportunities, as well as developing and identifying innovative business initiatives.