At a recent NYWICI event, we caught up with Maureen Sullivan, president of AOL.com and lifestyle brands, for an exclusive interview.
The executive was honored with a WiCi Award celebrating career achievements of rising stars in communications.
MediaJobsDaily: Let’s talk about leadership roles and tackling new responsibilites.
Maureen Sullivan: If you have a great advocate and boss and someone who really believes in you and thinks you’re ready for the next challenge, in every phase of your career you don’t necessarily have that person…I’m really lucky for Tim [Armstrong, AOL's CEO & Chairman].
He created awesome opportunities for me and said, “Do you want to try this? Do you want to go for it?” I don’t know if I was naïve enough or brave enough or didn’t know better enough to say, “Yeah, sure. I’ll take that on.” I think the more you do, then you have to go for it. Things do fall into place. Read more