“Conferences and events are a significant part of the media business, and I’m excited to join The Washington Post. Working with an excellent editorial partner in Mary Jordan, I look forward to carrying the great Washington Post Live business forward,” said Bierman.
Bierman comes to The Post with a robust background in the events business. He was previously at Bloomberg LP, where he founded the company’s editorial events division, Bloomberg LINK. Under his guidance, the team ran more than 150 events across 18 countries, spanning 5 years. Prior to that, he was vice president of live media at Fortune/Money Group, overseeing high level events such as Fortune Global Forum, Most Powerful Women Summit and the Fortune 500 Forum.