Hum is thrilled to announce that Richard Bennett is joining as Chief Growth Officer.

With 25+ years of sales and marketing experience with both established publishing brands and research technology start-ups, Richard will lead Hum’s mission of bringing data and frontier AI to solve the challenges of publishers, societies, and media organizations.

"We couldn’t be more pleased to be working with Richard," says Tim Barton, Hum’s CEO. "Richard has deep industry knowledge, a strategic view of markets and how they are moving, and a real understanding of data and technology. The impact of data and AI on content organizations will be profound, and Richard’s experience as well as his creativity and affinity for helping clients are exactly the skills needed to help shape and connect Hum's products and offers to the customers and markets that Hum serves, to help them thrive in this new era."

Richard commented, "I am very excited to be joining Hum at this point of its development. Hum has built a truly unique product offering and brought together a hugely talented team that I am honored to be joining. The next few years offer a fantastic opportunity to scale Hum's growth even faster and to establish the business as the market leader in utilizing AI models to help content organizations understand, engage, and monetize their audiences and content."

To learn more about Richard and the work he’ll be doing with Hum, connect with him at the upcoming ALPSP Conference (Manchester, Sept 11-13), Silverchair’s Platform Strategies (Washington, D.C., Sept 25), or one of the many B2B events that Hum will be attending. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn