Media People; Media M&A

Tom Phillips, who before he headed Google’s Search & Analytics division helped found Spy magazine, is moving to social media audience data provider (phew) Media6Degrees, becoming the company’s CEO. He replaces Joe Doran, who will remain on the company’s board. (PaidContent)

Lauren A. Meller, formerly director of corporate communications for advertising and sales at Yahoo! inc (YHOO); has joined iVillage as VP of Communications. (PRNewser)

Bonnier Corp. has purchased Conceive magazine from its founders. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The magazine carries a circulation of 200,000, and publishes four times annually. A spokesperson confirmed that no layoffs are associated with the acquisition. (Folio:)