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Mike Smith Leaves Forbes for Hearst Magazines

Mike Smith is joining Hearst Magazines Digital Media — a division of Hearst Magazines — as vice president, revenue platforms and operations, a new role at the company.

Smith joins Hearst from Forbes, where he had been since 2000. Smith most recently served as president of Forbes.com and chief digital officer of Forbes Media.

In related news, Mike Dushane — most recently VP of product development for CarandDriver.com — has been promoted to VP, product development at Hearst Magazines Digital Media.

“These are enormously talented digital veterans who will reshape how we work,” said Troy Young, president of the Hearst division, in a statement. “We’re redefining the way we look at technology, content development and operations and adopting a more collaborative approach.”

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