As Executive Vice President and Group Publisher, Josh Macht oversees the growth of the Harvard Business Review brand around the world, including the website, press and magazine divisions.
The website (HBR.org) continues to be at the heart of HBR’s digital growth, but circulation and newsstand for the magazine have rebounded significantly in recent years, bucking the industry's downdraft.
Macht spearheads HBR’s global operations as well, which includes 12 licensed partners from countries such as India, China, Brazil, Turkey, Germany, and France.
Macht was originally recruited to the company as the Executive Director of Harvard Business Digital where he grew the website from 250,000 to more than 5.5 million monthly visitors and championed HBR's far-reaching social media strategy that includes of community of more than 7 million followers around the world.
Macht joined HBR from TIME magazine where he worked as the Editor and General Manager of TIME.com. He was also the magazine’s Technology Editor. Before that, he was a journalist at Inc. magazine where he became the editor and founder of Inc.Online.
While at TIME, Macht led a team that won numerous awards for online photography, as well as both a National Magazine award for General Excellence (2005) and the Magazine Publishers of America (MPA) Digital Awards for Website of the Year (2006).
Macht has also appeared regularly on CNN, CNBC and MSNBC, and his writing has been published in an array of publications, including TIME magazine, The Atlantic, Inc. magazine, The National Law Journal, and The Nieman Journalism Review. He holds degrees from Bates College and Harvard University.