Jon Steinberg is the incoming CEO of Future Plc. He was most recently the President of Altice USA’s News & Advertising Division, which encompasses News 12, i24NEWS, and Cheddar News, as well as Altice USA’s a4 Advertising unit.
He founded Cheddar News in 2016, which was then acquired by Altice USA in June of 2019 for $200 million. Cheddar News broadcasts live from the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange and its studios in New York City and Washington.
Prior to Cheddar, he was the Chief Executive Officer of DailyMail.com North America. He joined DailyMail.com from BuzzFeed where he was President & Chief Operating Officer, responsible for business management, company operations, finance, and social advertising operations from 2010 to 2014. Jon was named one of Advertising Age’s Media Mavens and 40 Under 40.
Jon was previously a Strategic Partner Development Manager on Google’s SMB (small medium business) partnerships team. As a high schooler, he was an intern in Walt Disney Imagineering’s research and development group.
Jon is a graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University. He sits on the board of The City, a New York City non-profit focused on the coverage of local government. He lives with his wife, two kids, and cat on New York’s Upper East Side.