BuzzFeed has named Lee Brown chief revenue officer. Brown was most recently head of global sales for Tumblr.
Prior to joining Tumblr, Brown served as senior VP of national sales for Groupon.
“Bringing over two decades of sales experience and leadership to BuzzFeed, Lee will be responsible for driving business globally with new and existing revenue streams,” wrote BuzzFeed president Greg Coleman, in a memo. “He is no stranger to leveraging technology and great storytelling to solve partners’ challenges.”