Ciara Byrne

Ciara Byrne

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Ciara Byrne is the Vice President of New Business Innovation for Condé Nast, a global media company, home to iconic brands including Vogue, The New Yorker, GQ, Vanity Fair, and Wired, among others. In her role, Ciara is responsible for developing international businesses for Condé Nast brands across all markets while driving the company's metaverse and NFT strategy. She leads an international team in diversifying revenue opportunities at the media giant, and previously sat on Condé Nast Presidents management board overseeing all operations within their 32 markets. Ciara has over 12 years of experience within the media, technology, and fashion and sales industries, with a demonstrated history of launching new products and businesses, scaling revenues, and new markets within fast-growing, complex global environments. Prior to joining Condé Nast, she was an executive at Google, where she was responsible for the sales and management of Google’s DoubleClick suite. In addition, Ciara sits on the board of British Fashion Council, where she supports digital innovation within the fashion industry.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Ciara leads her team in driving innovation through Condé Nast Incubator. She leads teams worldwide, from New York and London to China.

  • She is effective in the navigation of complex matrix structures across disciplines, countries, and cultures.

  • Her team looks for opportunities, assesses them and then potentially develops new businesses.

  • Prior to her current role, she served as Condé Nast's Director of Strategic Initiatives and Business Director Ars Technica.



  • Ciara was responsible for DoubleClick Campaign Manager, DoubleClick Bid Manager, DoubleClick Rich Media, and DoubleClick Search.

  • She was an Account Manager focused on the hotels and accommodation industry across AdWords, Display, YouTube, Social media, and Ecommerce. 

  • She was a leader for internationalization projects, responsible for the creation of targets, structures and training.