Trei Brundrett is the Chief Product Officer for Vox Media, the fastest growing independent digital media company. He leads the team responsible for developing Chorus, Vox Media’s modern media platform designed from the ground-up to launch premium digital media brands and deliver content and community for a global audience of over 100 million.
He was named to The AdWeek 50 in 2012, which wrote, “Under Brundrett’s direction, Vox Media has evolved into one of the most agile Web-based publishers.” In 2013 he was named one of Min’s Most Intriguing People in Media. Trei has been instrumental in growing Vox Media from a collection of sports blogs to a ground-breaking media organization with over 300 fan-centric sports media properties (SB Nation), an innovative digital culture brand (The Verge) and a smart gaming brand (Polygon). In 2014 with the acquisition of Curbed, he’ll help Vox Media expand into premium coverage of dining (Eater), fashion (Racked) and real estate (Curbed).
With over 15 years of digital experience, Trei has led large scale internet strategy, advertising and development projects for Fortune 500 companies, political campaigns and media clients such as Microsoft XBOX, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Royal Dutch Shell, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, U.S. Senator John Kerry, AMD, Dell and Texas Monthly. In 1998 he launched the first web portal in Australia, OzSearch. He studied astronomy at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Trei is a sought after speaker on the topic of media technology and digital advertising and has presented at Online News Association Conference, NewsFoo, SparkCamp, Digiday Publishers Summit, Mozilla Festival, TEDxGeorgetown, SXSW Interactive, Blogs With Balls, UT School of Business and other venues.