Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Flaxman is an experienced operator with a consistent track record of driving growth for companies at the intersection of data, content, and technology. Most recently, Mr. Flaxman served as Chief Digital and Development Officer of Creative Artists Agency, where he was responsible for the growth of the firm's non-agency businesses, company-wide strategy, and corporate data and digital initiatives. Prior to Creative Artists Agency, Mr. Flaxman served as Chief Operating Officer at Weather Group, the parent company of The Weather Channel, where his scope of responsibilities rapidly expanded to include oversight of digital and new business offerings, The Weather Channel radio network, all technology and video operations, corporate strategy, business development, and research. For his work at The Weather Channel, Mr. Flaxman was appointed to the Forbes 30 Under 30: Media list.
Before joining The Weather Company, Mr. Flaxman served as a member of the News and Multimedia Strategy team at Bloomberg LP, where he worked in collaboration with executive leaders on key strategy and business development initiatives. He began his career at McKinsey & Co., consulting for sports leagues and media companies in the firm’s Media and Entertainment practice. He graduated with honors from Princeton University and with an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Flaxman currently sits on the Board of Advisors for LunarCRUSH and Board of Directors for Recognition Media, the parent company of The Webby Awards. He is also an active supporter of Experience Camps, a non-profit seeking to transform the lives of grieving children through free, one-week summer camps around the country.