Rich Routman

Rich Routman

Rich Routman is the President and Chief Revenue Officer of Minute Media, where he oversees all commercial activities and partnerships companywide. Most recently, Rich served as Chief Revenue Officer at Perform Media, global sports content and media group and owner of Sporting News. Prior to that, Rich launched the distribution and monetization business for Silver Chalice Ventures and has previous experience at both early stage start-ups and large organizations such as the NFL. Rich was recognized as Digiday’s 2018 Publishing Executive of the Year for his ability to grow Minute Media’s revenue by 130% year over year and scale the company to a top 10 digital sports platform in the U.S. and other key commercial markets. 

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