National Geographic has further bolstered its digital team by hiring executives David Miller and Kyle Christensen.
Miller (pictured, left) has been appointed to the position of SVP and general manager, NationalGeographic.com and Christensen (pictured, right) as VP of channel social and digital strategy.
In his new position, Miller will be responsible for the daily experiences for both consumers and advertiser partners on the National Geographic website and will shepherd the company’s consumer and revenue growth goals. Prior to working at National Geographic, Miller most recently served as VP of product management at AOL. He will report to Rachel Webber, EVP of digital
Elsewhere, serving as VP of channel social and digital strategy, Christensen will lead National Geographic’s social strategy for its broadcast channels. He will be tasked with the development and execution of National Geographic’s digital strategies for new shows and films.
Christensen comes to Nat Geo from Netflix, where he helped launch its Marvel series and Narcos. His campaigns for season one and two of Narcos took home multiple awards including the Cannes Lions and Facebook’s grand prize for Best Overall TV Social Campaign, Best Digital Content and Best Ad. Christensen will report to Jonathan Hunt, SVP of social and audience Development.
These appointments come on the heels of National Geographic’s recent hiring of Apple’s Marcus East as EVP of product and technology; Marcelo Galdieri as SVP of digital product after 20 years at MasterCard; and former Vox and Vice hire Jonathan Huntas SVP of social and audience development.