CEO and Co-Founder
Craig Forman is an entrepreneur and leader whose two-decade career has spanned media and high technology. As founder and CEO of MyPrimeTime Inc., he has built and continues to grow the leading digital media company for empowered adults. MyPrimeTime’s product offerings include a weekly PBS-TV series, a partnership with “Nightly Business Report”, radio programming and an award-winning Internet network, myprimetime.com.
Prior to starting MyPrimeTime in June 1999, Forman was a media executive, high-tech entrepreneur and foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. His experience includes online and print business-development, project management and marketing as well as running operational divisions for CNN, Time Inc. and Infoseek. As Vice President of CNNfn Interactive, Forman headed the first profitable financial news and information Web site, tripling the growth in viewership to almost 130 million monthly page views.
Forman joined CNN from his post as Vice President for Worldwide Development and editor-at-large at Time Inc.’s New Media Division, where he managed business development and oversaw MONEY.com and FORTUNE.com. He also served as CEO of Thrive, restructuring the AOL-Time joint venture that was subsequently acquired by Oxygen Media. Previously, as Infoseek’s first editor and VP of Product Management, Forman helped chart the early days of building one of the Internet’s leading search and navigation companies.
In the decade prior to his move to the Internet, Craig was with Dow Jones & Co., publisher of the Wall Street Journal. As director and editor of Dow Jones Business Information Services International, he oversaw an electronic publishing unit that served clients in over 40 countries. Craig traveled the globe for the Journal. As Tokyo Bureau Chief, he boosted and diversified the output of the bureau into broadcast as well as print. While based in London as the Deputy Bureau Chief, he was a correspondent for the Journal’s coverage of the Persian Gulf War, which garnered a Pulitzer Prize nomination. Before moving into senior management at the Journal’s London Bureau, Craig was a foreign correspondent in Europe, frequently traveling to assignments in the Middle East, Africa, Western and Eastern Europe.
Forman holds a Master’s degree in Law, which he received at Yale Law School, and an undergraduate degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.