Clare Hart was executive vice president, Dow Jones & Company, a News Corporation Company, and president, Dow Jones Enterprise Media Group, from March 2006 – January 2010. She was responsible for the Company’s media portfolio serving the corporate, media, financial services and government markets. The unit is comprised of Dow Jones Content Technology Solutions (including Dow Jones Client Solutions, Dow Jones Newswires, and Factiva), Dow Jones Financial Information Services, Dow Jones Business & Relationship Intelligence and Dow Jones Indexes.
From January 2000 to February 2006, Ms. Hart was president and chief executive officer of Factiva, where she drove the strategic vision for this award-winning and innovative business news and information company. During her tenure, Factiva grew to No. 1 in its industry from No. 3, reaching $281 million in annual revenue.
Prior to this, Ms. Hart held the position of vice president and director of Factiva Global Sales, where she consolidated multiple sales groups from each predecessor company into one global team. She began her career at Dow Jones in 1983 and held various positions in sales, marketing, customer service, and product design and development at Dow Jones Interactive before joining Factiva.
Ms. Hart has won numerous awards for her leadership and innovation. She is an advisory board member of Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business Dean’s Advisory Board, the Lubuto Library Project and The Women’s Venture Fund. From 2004 to 2006, she sat on the Software Information Industry Association (SIIA) board of directors.
Ms. Hart received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and computer systems management from Drexel University in Philadelphia. She also has an M.B.A. from Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J.