Alice Ting, general manager and vice president, nytLicensing, for The New York Times, is responsible for the global financial performance of the licensing and syndication businesses. Ms. Ting oversees a portfolio of products and services ranging from local licenses of T: The New York Times Style Magazine to book development to digital archive distribution deals. She leads an international team of sales, business development, marketing and operations professionals who are focused on licensing and distributing content from both The New York Times and from select editorial brands to media companies, book publishers, education platforms, brands, B2C and B2B websites and other digital platforms.
Ms. Ting has held several positions at The Times. Previously, she was responsible for various commerce and brand extension businesses, including launching the School of the New York Times. Ms. Ting served as executive director, brand development, for The Times, where she identified, executed and oversaw businesses such as the online store, branded merchandise, the wine club, and Times Journeys. She was also responsible for content-related business development such as rights and permission, content licensing and sales for the North American market.
Ms. Ting joined The Times in 2000 as a director of strategy for NYTd, which was the digital arm of the company. She also served as director, strategic planning, for Times Media Group, where she identified ancillary revenue streams. She then became director, strategic initiatives and publications, for the News Services Division, where she managed some of its niche publications and rights & permissions partners.
Before joining The Times, Ms. Ting was a management consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, advising media and publishing companies on revenue growth strategies and new product development.
Ms. Ting earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the Columbia Business School at Columbia University. She lives in New York City with her husband and son and spends many weekends on the travel baseball circuit. She is an avid traveler, enjoys hiking and running, and is currently training for the NYC Marathon.