Gillian Sheldon

Gillian Sheldon is a marketing and communications executive with 20 years of experience in brand strategy, content marketing, social media, talent relations, PR, digital development and corporate communications. A passionate advocate for social good initiatives, Gillian has served as CMO of the XPRIZE Foundation, where she oversaw all marketing, brand, communications and creative activities, and as SVP, Marketing at Participant Media, where she focused on TakePart.com.
Before Participant, Gillian was Supervising Producer of Digital at Sony Pictures Television for β€œThe Queen Latifah Show.” She served as VP of Celebrity Programming for BUZZMEDIA (now SPINMEDIA), where she oversaw social media and blogs for celebrity influencers.
A founder of TMZ.com, and the subsequent TMZ TV, Gillian was vital in the creation, management and execution of the game-changing entertainment brand.