Jessica Sibley is Vice President, Sales East (U.S.) and EMEA at Forbes Media. In this role, she leads the company’s Eastern Region sales team in the U.S. and EMEA, and reports to Forbes Media CRO Mark Howard.
Sibley is an advertising sales leader with a proven track record of success building, managing and motivating high performance integrated sales organizations. She oversees a team of 25 sales members across the Eastern and EMEA regions that are responsible for over half of Forbes’ advertising revenue. She and her team manage many of Forbes largest accounts in the financial, technology, automotive and luxury categories.
Sibley rejoined Forbes in June 2014, and since then she has had an immediate impact on the team and on the company’s revenue performance. She and her team delivered over 150% revenue growth across Forbes ad platforms, including digital, conferences, research and print.
In 2015, she and her team drove 60% growth in digital BrandVoice revenue and 200% growth in print BrandVoice revenue for Forbes Media’s thought leadership marketing platform. She has recruited new talent to Forbes from other leading media companies, including Conde Nast, The FT, and Bloomberg, and has promoted several key team members into higher level sales roles. Due to her outstanding performance and leadership, Sibley was promoted in December 2015 to run EMEA in addition to her responsibilities overseeing the eastern sales team.