Stephen Moss was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of National Public Media (NPM) in October 2009. He is responsible for the oversight of corporate sponsorship sales for all NPR network programs and stations, PBS stations as well as the digital assets of NPR and PBS. NPM is a subsidiary of NPR and is owned in partnership with PBS and WGBH.
With more than 25 years of experience in sales, technology and advertising, Moss has held leadership positions in both traditional and digital media organizations. Before joining NPM, Moss served as vice president of business development at Evri, a Semantic Web company that uses Natural Language Processing to improve content discovery on the web.
In 2003, Moss joined Microsoft as general manager for Field Sales for Microsoft's MSN division, where he led a national sales team that sold digital advertising to major brands and leading ad agencies on msn.com.
Prior to Microsoft, Moss launched DoubleClick Media Asia — a provider of digital marketing technology and services — where he also served as CEO and was responsible for sales, business development, marketing and business operations. Less than two years after it was established, DoubleClick Media Asia was the largest ad network in advertising revenues in the Asia Pacific region.
Moss began his career at McGraw-Hill working in advertising sales in the firm's magazine publishing division. He then joined Thompson Financial Publishing's American Banker newspaper and later worked in sales leadership roles for Business Week magazine.
Moss earned an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, and a BA from the University of Notre Dame. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and three daughters.