• Evan Giamanco is senior vice president of sales strategy and operations at CNN Digital. In this role, Giamanco is responsible for the development and execution of CNN Digital's advertising strategy and ad product development efforts.

    Giamanco plays a key role in creating a holistic sales approach across CNN's digital business, which includes premium verticals, mobile products, programmatic, emerging businesses and Great Big Story, while also strategizing digital revenue and product development opportunities that are in line with the company's go-to-market strategies.

    Before taking on his current role, Giamanco served as vice president of news content partnerships at WarnerMedia's Ignite, where he developed innovative advertising solutions and powerful branded content campaigns across the company's news brands.

    Giamanco was previously vice president of business operations at SimpleReach, a company that specializes in providing content creators with measurement and optimization capabilities across digital and social channels. There, he built an operations team from the ground up, while leading campaign management and marketing across the company. Prior to SimpleReach, Giamanco was vice president of Business Insider Studios & ad strategy at Business Insider, and spent over nine years of his career at People.com, where he established his digital background.

    Giamanco has a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and e-commerce from Fordham University, as well as a Master of Business Administration in marketing and e-commerce from St. John's University.