How Genius' Director of Content Went From Teaching to Hanging Out With Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonah Hill

Elizabeth Milch used her educational background to climb the ladder

When Elizabeth Milch was a teacher, she considered “the fun stuff” showing her students how art, culture and storytelling intersect, such as the meaning behind “don’t fly too close to the sun.” So it’s not too unusual that she’s landed at Genius (formerly Rap Genius), a user-generated lyric website that, at its core, dissects the power of words.

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This story first appeared in the November 5, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.