Elizabeth has transformed Irishcentral.com from a hopeful web site to a growing brand and business that engages its audience, innovates for its advertisers and provides unique distribution to its partners. — Niall O’Dowd, Founder IrishCentral.com Many claim to be pioneers in online news but Elizabeth Osder is a true pathfinder. — Jeff Jarvis, Buzzmachine.com Elizabeth understands the content industry from all sides, both on the creative and business side, a perspective sorely needed in these times — Rafat Ali, PaidContent Elizabeth is genius at all things Internet — Paul Steiger, Editor, ProPublica Elizabeth is one of the most strategically gifted people I have met; there are very few people with whom every interaction is a valuable learning experience — Arnie Gullov Singh, EVP, Fox Audience Network She [Elizabeth] is practical, efficient and focused, with a reverence for our journalistic mission; her counsel has been crucial to the launch and development of ProPublica.org — Paul Steiger, Editor, ProPublica Elizabeth is a bright and astute observer of trends in the media market and possesses the rare blend of strategic vision and tactical insight — Allen Weiner, Research VP, Gartner, Inc. Working with Elizabeth has been both comforting and clarifying — Joni Evans, CEO, WowOwow Osder has worked on the future of news from every possible angle and can bring invaluable perspective to anyone trying to navigate the new world of media, news, and marketing online. — Jeff Jarvis, Buzzmachine.com Elizabeth’s diligence on seeing her projects through helped our resource-strapped small company a lot — Rafat Ali, PaidContent Elizabeth is superb strategist and adviser. She combines a deep understanding of content and business imperatives with what’s tactically practical — along with that critical ingredient, enthusiasm — David Goddy, Vice President, Education, Scholastic Elizabeth is an accomplished professional who knows how to draw on all her areas of editing and on- line expertise.. She is excellent at adjusting to the special requirements of each project and tailoring her advice to work creatively with the team in place — Tina Brown, Founder and Editor, The Daily Beast
A recent photograph of Elizabeth Osder

Elizabeth Osder


A pioneer in online publishing, Elizabeth Osder is principal of the Osder Group, specializing in internet business strategy, audience, product and content development and social media for companies navigating the changing landscape of interactive media.

Since the early 1990s, Osder’s experience has been both strategic and hands-on as an executive, editor, producer, educator and consultant leading media, marketers and publishing brands in the interactive space. A pioneer in news and information online, her depth of experience includes projects as diverse as launching The New York Times on the Web; helping make Yahoo News the number one online news destination; deploying the publishing system for The Financial Times; teaching and developing curriculum for interactive journalism and online community; tackling emerging trends in social media that deliver real user engagement, and pioneering the application of semantic technologies to both relational content display and monetization.

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Sean Endler

Product Design

Sean Endler comes to the Osder Group after serving as Vice President of Product Development for GetBack.com reporting directly to the President. As part of the senior management team at GetBack, Sean established, lead, and inspired a staff of high-impact designers, production artists and various 3rd party developers. His core responsibilities included defining and implementing website strategy, product strategy, determining feature sets and revenue opportunities through analysis of the external marketplace, customers, and competitors

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Glen Golightly

Glen Golightly

social media and targeted communications

Glen Golightly is a versatile media veteran whose experience includes print and electronic journalism, film production, corporate public relations and government service. His specialities include leading small and large teams along with hiring staff, budgeting and strategic planning. In the mid 1990s, he was one of the early adopters of Web-based multimedia that included streaming live audio and video. Glen intimately understands the relationships between reporters, viewers and sources/clients. He also excels in targeting specific groups with tailored messages using social media. In addition to Web skills, Glen is a talented writer, director and producer of film and video projects.

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Dan Hontz

Product Management

Dan’s career in media has spanned everything from major newspapers to Internet giants and startups. His leadership roles have included vice president of product for Appolicious Inc., director of product for Yahoo! News, operations manager and deputy editorial director of LATimes.com, and online services manager at The Arizona Republic (azcentral.com).

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Michael Krakovskiy

Michael Krakovskiy

technology and content management

Michael Krakovskiy is a hands-on executive used to the high demands of publishing, consulting, and e-commerce verticals. He serves as The Osder Group’s content management systems expert and specializes in building and maintaining high traffic sites. He has worked with leading enterprise content management systems over the past decade and is an expert developer. Michael started his career in 1997 as a part of a web consulting company building sites for Citibank, Chase and Morgan Stanley.

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Aehrich O'Dubhchon

Creative Director

Aehrich O’Dubhchon got his start in the production department of Wizards of the Coast working on products like Magic: The Gathering, NetRunner and RoboRally. Before Netscape was released, he had started designing and hand-coding HTML on websites for Wizards and later Microsoft. After attending Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, he returned to the Pacific Northwest to join Ignia as their creative director, continuing to do more work for Microsoft, launching projects like RetailPartner, Microsoft Insider Live! and TeamMicrosoft.

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Neil Chase


Executive Director, Content Marketing and Strategy

Neil Chase helps agencies and brands attract, engage and activate customers through powerful storytelling and content marketing. As Senior Vice President for Publishing at Federated Media, he managed some of the earliest content marketing programs for leading brands including American Express, Procter & Gamble, Intel, FedEx, HP, Dell, L’Oréal and Citi.

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Matt Heidkamp


Project Manager, East Coast

Matt Heidkamp provides project management support for The Osder Group in New York City. As our resident millennial, he helps keep us on track and our clients informed. A passionate writer and budding product manager, Matt specializes in connecting the dots between content, marketing and ecommerce. An Osder Group veteran, (after several years of interning) he has recently joined the team.

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Scott Robson

Scott Robson

General Management, Video and Entertainment 

Scott Robson is an award-winning media executive with a proven record of innovation and success online, on mobile, in social and in video. He spent the past two years revitalizing Yahoo’s Entertainment properties, which reach an audience of 100 million monthly uniques.

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A recent photograph of Joanne Laipson

Joanne Laipson

Human Resources, Search and Staffing

Joanne Laipson, of counsel to The Osder Group, brings 25 years of experience in human resources, business development, search, staffing and ecommerce to our team. Joanne has served as V.P., Human Resources for Sony Pictures Entertainment and held senior roles at IBM/Lotus Development, an information technology contractor to the national intelligence community, a major retailer, and Watson Wyatt consulting.

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