John Cantarella
Former President, Digital
News & Sports Time Inc.

John Cantarella is the president, digital, news and sports groups at Time Inc. He oversees,,, and which collectively draw over 30 million unique visitors a month.Prior to this he was general manager of, and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the website, which draws 10 million unique users a month.

Prior to joining in July 2006, Cantarella spent six years at the New York Times, where he was most recently the group director for marketing and operations at In that role he oversaw consumer marketing, advertising operations, web analytics and customer service. Before he served in marketing and operations, he was the director of strategic planning and business development at, where he helped formulate the strategy for the site and worked on corporate development initiatives for both and, including the acquisition of He also negotiated key business development deals.

Before joining, Cantarella worked in the New York Times strategic planning group, where he focused on growth initiatives for the newspaper.

Prior to working for the Times, he worked as a freelancer in film production in New York City on various feature films.

Cantarella received a B.A. in History and an M.B.A. in Finance/Marketing, both from New York University


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