Drake M.

IT professional with 12+ years experience working in Media

United States of America

I lead a team if technologists at MIT’s premiere publication, MIT Technology Review. We work to help the world understand how technology is shaping their future, and what they can do about it. I regul...see more

  • Digital & Broadcast Media
  • Information Technology


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Chief Technology Officer

MIT Technology Review
3 years
Current position
Feb 2020 - Present
Proud to lead the team of technologists that bring you MIT’s authoritative view of the future, and what you can do about it.

CEO & Consulting Head of Product

Masthead Associates
5 years
Current position
May 2018 - Present
Masthead is a boutique consultancy founded in the early 2010s. Masthead takes on consulting projects focused on consumer internet UI/UX, product / technology process, organizational cha...see more

Chief Product Officer

VICE Media
3 years
Jul 2015 - May 2018
Leading the team that builds amazing things to support growth and storytelling across the global VICE operation. Responsible for a 100+ tech team around the world including engineering,...see more

Head of Platform, VICE Media

VICE Media
9 months
Oct 2014 - Jul 2015
Built the Platform team across VICE Media, focusing on growth of the digital business. Major focuses included on growth planning, content/social strategy, and integration with 3rd party...see more

Head of Platform, VICE News

VICE Media
8 months
Feb 2014 - Oct 2014
Led growth on the founding team of VICE News. Leveraged cutting edge organizational models and emerging digital disciples to grow VICE News into a cultural and operational phenomenon. M...see more


NowThis News
2 years
Jun 2012 - Jan 2014
The web's leading social-mobile video brand and production house. Acquired by Group Nine Media in 2017.

Associate Editor, Social and Multimedia

AllThingsD / D: All Things Digital
2 years
Nov 2010 - Jun 2012
Find the latest Wall Street Journal stories on tech companies, start-ups and personal technology, plus the latest reviews.

Newsroom Social Media

The New York Times
3 months
Jun 2010 - Sep 2010
Worked on a variety of audience and special projects related to election coverage and social tools in the newsroom.


11 months
Aug 2009 - Jul 2010
Find the latest Wall Street Journal stories on tech companies, start-ups and personal technology, plus the latest reviews.

Masters Candidate

Stanford University
10 months
Aug 2009 - Jun 2010
Customized Masters in Communications, Journalism, technology and design.

Director of Operations

Lima Consulting
1 year
Jan 2008 - Jul 2009
Helped launch Lima as a novel consulting service provider in the Construction Arena.

General Manager

KDVS 90.3 FM
1 year
Jun 2006 - Jul 2007
Proud former General Manager of KDVS 90.3fm - UC Davis’ category-leading free form radio station.

News Director

KDVS 90.3 FM
1 year
Jun 2005 - Jul 2006
Designed and implemented a news department structure to produce daily news segments from largely volunteer labor- a first for the station. Orchestrated, produced and hosted 7-hour live...see more

Program Director- APEC Fellow

Virtual Trade Mission
7 months
Jun 2004 - Jan 2005
VTM APEC Fellow- Position created under the President's Export Council- Director of the organization's activities surrounding the APEC 2004 Summit in Santiago, Chile. Organized and ove...see more

Web Developer

Freelance Web Development
9 years
Jan 2001 - Dec 2009
Designed, built and managed multiple websites and web applications for a variety of clients in California and New York.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Digital & Broadcast Media

Role experience

  • Information Technology