Livingly Media is an aufeminin company headquartered in Silicon Valley that reaches over 20 million readers each month. Livingly Media owns and operates four web properties: flagship lifestyle site, Livingly; entertainment news site, Zimbio; home décor and design site, Lonny; and fashion and beauty site, StyleBistro.
Livingly Media properties drive massive engagement through a variety of highly visual, interactive, and shareable content. Brands can connect with our audiences on multiple platforms – desktop, tablet, mobile, social – through programmatic platforms.
Livingly Media is now part of one of the largest diversified media companies in the world, Axel Springer, having been acquired by one of their subsidiaries, aufeminin. Founded in 1999, aufeminin (FEM: EN Paris) is a publicly traded, top publisher of women’s websites worldwide. Their editorial and community-based properties in the categories of parenting, food, health, fashion and beauty, and women’s lifestyle reach an audience of over 100 million unique visitors. As aufeminin’s first U.S. acquisition, Livingly is an integral member of a varied and successful group of international brands.
Livingly Media’s headquarters are in Redwood City, CA.
Tony Mamone | CEO and co-founder
Tony Mamone serves as Chief Executive Officer for Livingly Media which he co-founded with Danny Khatib in the spring of 2005. Prior to starting Livingly, he was Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales and Operations for LookSmart, a public company focused on Internet search and advertising, where he managed a team of over 100 employees responsible for over $120 million in annual revenue. In his five years at LookSmart, he also served as vice president of products and general manager of small business sales. In these roles, he managed worldwide sales, marketing, product development, support, operations, and business development activities. Prior to joining LookSmart, Tony worked for Mercer Management Consulting advising media and communications clients.
Tony completed a Sloan Fellowship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and holds a masters degree from Stanford, a B.E. in Engineering Sciences from the Thayer School of Engineering and a B.A. in Engineering from Dartmouth College.
Danny Khatib | President and co-founder
Danny Khatib is a co-founder and serves as President for Livingly Media, where he is responsible for managing the company’s product and development activities. Prior to starting Livingly, he spent three years at AOL Time Warner working on digital media initiatives in the Strategy and Investments group, where he focused on the broadband media segment, including online music, video, and games. While at AOL Time Warner, Danny was involved in external and internal partnership negotiations, new product and new venture planning, broadband and video technology strategy, corporate venture capital, M&A, business development and technology standards development. Danny has also held product management, business development, and finance positions with companies such as Skype, Yahoo!, Felicite.com, and UBS.
Danny holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was honored as an Arjay Miller scholar, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.
Erica Carter | General Manager
Erica Carter joined Livingly Media from One Kings Lane and brings over ten years of finance and business experience to Livingly. Erica is an accomplished general manager with extensive finance and operations experience at consumer-oriented internet and e-commerce businesses. Her strengths and interests include strategic planning, driving growth while optimizing earnings and cash, capital transactions (debt and equity), restructuring, budgeting and forecasting.
LinkedIn: Erica (Meyers) Carter
Bruce Martin | CTO
Bruce Martin serves as the CTO of Livingly Media with 20 years of professional experience in engineering and software development. Part of the launch team for Livingly Media, he focuses on the performance, reliability, and flexibility of technical systems. He also developed a content matching system that underlies the company’s ongoing content relationships. Prior to joining Livingly, he was an architect at LookSmart, Ltd., where he optimized and improved the relevance of general search and ads. During his time there, he also co-authored a patent for high-performance collection and delivery of ads. Bruce served as an engineering lead at SAIC, where he developed large-scale battlefield simulations and worked on R&D projects involving data mining.
LinkedIn: Bruce Martin
Jill Slattery | Editor-in-Chief
Jill Slattery serves as the EIC of Livingly Media. Jill originally joined the company as a journalist on the Zimbio team, where she attracted a ever-growing audience of fans and readers. As Editor-in-Chief, she now manages the creative teams for Zimbio, StyleBistro, Lonny, and Livingly.com. Jill is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Theater and English.
Cleve Pasarell | Vice President of Product Development
Cleve is responsible for all product and technology development at Livingly Media and manages our engineering team. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and serves on the Johns Hopkins Computer Science Department Advisory Board.