AOL Names Gilt Groupe CEO To Board

AOL has named Susan Lyne to its board of directors, it announced.

Finally a non-boring choice!

Susan is CEO of private sales startup Gilt Groupe, which is expected to reach $150 million revenues this year.

Gilt closed a round of financing at a $400 million valuation in July.

Prior to GIlt, Susan was CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

(Disclosure: Our co-founders, Kevin Ryan and Dwight Merriman, also co-founded Gilt).

Here is a NYT interview with Susan about her leadership style:

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