Executive Leadership

  • Jonah Peretti
    Jonah Peretti
    CEO & Founder

    Jonah Peretti

    CEO & Founder

    Jonah Peretti is the Founder and CEO of BuzzFeed, a leading tech-powered, diversified media company focused on building a new media business model for the Internet and social media world. Jonah Peretti has served as BuzzFeed’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company’s board of directors since 2006.

    Prior to founding BuzzFeed, Mr. Peretti co-founded The Huffington Post, a digital publisher of news, lifestyle and popular culture content, and served in various management roles there from the company’s founding until its sale to AOL Inc. In 2021 BuzzFeed acquired HuffPost, bringing the award-winning news organization back full circle to Peretti.

    Mr. Peretti holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from University of California, Santa Cruz and a M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab.

  • Matt Omer
    Matt Omer
    Chief Financial Officer

    Matt Omer

    Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Omer has more than 15 years of experience in finance, most recently as Executive Vice President Finance and Treasurer at the Company. Mr. Omer has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at the Company since October 2022, having served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Finance from May 2021 until that time and as Vice President of Finance from October 2019 until May 2021. Prior to joining the Company in 2019, Mr. Omer was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at 123 Home Care, a privately-held provider of non-medical home care services, from April 2017 until October 2019 and held roles of increasing responsibility in the finance department of Viant Technology, a publicly-traded advertising software company, from March 2013 to April 2017. From July 2011 until March 2013, Mr. Omer held several roles at KPMG, a multinational accounting firm, most recently in the economic valuation services division. Prior to working in public accounting, Mr. Omer was an analyst at Strategic Equity Group, a strategic advisory and consulting firm, from March 2008 to March 2010, and was a consultant at Profit Recovery Partners, an expense reduction company. Mr. Omer graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
  • Jess Probus
    Jess Probus
    Publisher; Head of Content and Tech for BuzzFeed

    Jess Probus

    Publisher; Head of Content and Tech for BuzzFeed

  • Donnie Kwak
    Donnie Kwak
    GM, Complex

    Donnie Kwak

    GM, Complex

  • Hannah Bricker
    Hannah Bricker
    GM, Tasty

    Hannah Bricker

    GM, Tasty

  • Chris Schonberger
    Chris Schonberger
    GM, First We Feast

    Chris Schonberger

    GM, First We Feast

  • Danielle Belton
    Danielle Belton
    Editor-in-Chief, HuffPost

    Danielle Belton

    Editor-in-Chief, HuffPost

    Danielle Belton joined BuzzFeed in 2021 and currently serves as HuffPost's Editor-in-Chief. Belton began her journalism career at the Bakersfield Californian, a local newspaper in Southern California; later created and managed her own award-winning blog, The Black Snob, in 2007; and since then has written, edited, and contributed to numerous publications including theGrio, Essence, The Washington Post and The New York Times -- as well as programming across NPR, PBS, CNN, ABC, and BET. At The Root, Belton served as the site’s youngest managing editor and first-ever editor-in-chief, and helped dramatically expand The Root’s profile, traffic, and corps of emerging writers.

  • David Arroyo
    David Arroyo
    Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary

    David Arroyo

    Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary

    David Arroyo is Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at BuzzFeed.

    Before joining BuzzFeed in 2019, David was the head of global compliance at Discovery (now known as Warner Bros. Discovery), the multinational media giant. Earlier, he was the chief ethics and compliance officer at Scripps Networks Interactive, the owner of Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and other popular cable channels. Prior to Scripps Networks Interactive’s spinoff as a stand alone cable-focused entity, he was at The E.W. Scripps Company, which, in addition to operating cable networks, owned dozens of newspapers and local television broadcast stations.

    A trial lawyer by training, David started his career as an associate at Kirkland & Ellis and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He also clerked for a federal judge.

    David has extensive volunteer board experience apart from his work in the private sector. President Barack Obama appointed him, with U.S. Senate confirmation, to the board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the steward of the American taxpayers’ investment in public media. While on the board of CPB, he sat on the audit committee. David also served as chairman of the board of Latino Justice, formerly the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund.

    David graduated with an A.B. from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review.

  • Chandler Bondan
    Chandler Bondan
    Chief People Officer

    Chandler Bondan

    Chief People Officer

    As BuzzFeed, Inc.'s Chief People Officer, Chandler manages a diverse People Team across the organization, and oversees all strategic initiatives related to organizational planning, talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Chandler has an extensive background in people development, working at Advantage Solutions for seven years prior to BuzzFeed where she led programs aligned with business strategy for an employee population of over 60,000. She holds a unique ability to cultivate and deepen company values and establish successful company-wide HR-based solutions.

    Beyond that, Chandler lives in Southern California by the coast with her husband, two adorable young daughters Brooklyn and Piper, and a beautiful rescue husky Summer.

  • Amita Tomkoria
    Amita Tomkoria
    SVP, Investor Relations

    Amita Tomkoria

    SVP, Investor Relations

  • Juliana Clifton
    Juliana Clifton
    VP, Communications

    Juliana Clifton

    VP, Communications