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About the Author
MIKE STEIB is the President and CEO of XO Group, a family of brands that includes the popular sites The Knot, The Nest and The Bump. Prior to joining XO Group, Steib served as CEO at Vente-Privee USA, Director of Google TV Ads, and Managing Director of Emerging Platforms at Google, Inc. Steib also held positions at NBC Universal/General Electric, including General Manager, Strategic Ventures, and before that, VP, Business Development. He also worked on the development of new media businesses for Walker Digital, LLC, and as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Steib is Co-Chairman of the board for Literacy Partners, a nonprofit providing adult literacy programs to thousands of New Yorkers each year as well as a board director for Ally Financial, a Fortune 500 financial services company committed to digital innovation. He lives in New York.