Elizabeth (Liz) McMillan is CEO of Dictionary.com, the leading digital brand for language mastery, where consumers the world over search for 5.5 billion new words each year. Its portfolio of award-winning mobile apps have been installed more than 100 million times.
As the CEO of Dictionary.com, Liz orchestrated a turnaround that culminated in the sale of the company to Rock Holdings in 2018. Under her leadership, Dictionary.com has become a culturally relevant editorial platform, modernized its technology stack, rebuilt its revenue strategy and driven consistent double-digit growth.
Prior to her role as Dictionary.com CEO, Liz had more than a decade of experience driving growth and strategy for brands within IAC. Liz served as SVP of Corporate Development across Ask.com’s portfolio of premium content properties, playing a key role in several high-profile acquisitions, including the purchases of About.com, ValueClick Brands (ValueClick’s owned and operated websites), and global social Q&A network, Ask.fm. Liz also served as vice president of revenue and analytics at Ask.com, where she overhauled Ask.com’s web analytics system, spearheaded partnership strategies, and drove all analysis of revenue and traffic performance across a 100 million-plus user base. Liz started her career with IAC at Ask Partner Network (APN), where she developed yield optimization capabilities that led to double-digit LTV growth. Earlier in her career, Liz was a business analyst with Carol H. Williams Advertising. Liz holds a B.A. in Economics, and a Masters of Business Administration from Mills College.
Scott oversees analytics and revenue operations for Dictionary.com. He is a veteran of Dictionary.com, and was instrumental in building out the analytics team. This included launching a new analytics system and building a team of analysts to support product, marketing, content and revenue teams. Prior to joining Dictionary.com, Scott held a variety of analytics positions at Macys.com, Earthlink, Sony Electronics and Acxiom Corporation. He holds an M.S. in Mathematics from Virginia Tech and B.A. in Mathematics from Hendrix College.
As a long-time technology leader at IAC, Michael has led a variety of engineering teams, including quality assurance, DevOps, front-end, back-end, mobile, and browser toolbars. Prior to joining Dictionary.com, Michael was Director of Engineering at Ask.com, where he was instrumental in introducing modern DevOps practices and a scalable front-end platform that improved productivity and flexibility. He previously led client and front-end development teams at Ask Partner Network and multiple Bay Area startups. Michael has a BS in Biology with a concentration in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior from the University of Texas at Austin. He got his start in technology by building software for biology research labs.