Time Inc.’s Jen Wong: ‘We have a ways to go to get to the bleeding edge’

As a legacy publisher, Time Inc. still gets 76 percent of its revenue from its print brands. It falls to Time Inc.’s new president of digital Jen Wong to speed its transaction to digital. She talked to Digiday about the hard work of speeding up the pace of change, the value of being first with platforms like Facebook and the tension over its algorithm changes. "We are somewhat at the whim of the volatility of those changes," she said. The post Time Inc.’s Jen Wong: ‘We have a ways to go to get to the bleeding edge’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

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