Martha Nelson is the Global Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo and oversees all of the company’s media efforts. As an accomplished editor, proven brand innovator and media veteran she has a strong track record of building successful brands as the founding editor of InStyle and of growing People (and People.com) into a globally recognized brand. Most recently, Martha was the first female editor-in-chief of Time Inc., where she oversaw the editorial content for the media company’s 21 brands. She is a trustee of both the National Trust for Historic Preservation and The Actors Fund; she also serves as a judge for the Peabody Awards. Nelson, who received her B.A. from Barnard College, lives in New York City with her partner and their teenaged son.