Full Name
Neil Maheshwari
Job Title
CFO and Chief Operating Officer
US News & World Report, L.P.
Speaker Bio
Neil Maheshwari is CFO and Chief Operating Officer of US News & World Report, L.P.

He has over 25 years of experience in media business specially related to finance, affiliate partnerships, investments, business & technology operations and digital strategy. He was a key member of the team which led the successful digital transformation of US News in 2010.

Neil started with the New York Daily News in 1993 after Mort Zuckerman bought the newspaper, and has managed over the years, corporate finance, taxes and other responsibilities for the New York Daily News, US News & World Report and other media companies owned by Mort.

He is also a key member of the executive committee and has been involved in executing critical business strategy decisions and implementation of new growth initiatives. He is also engaged on all potential acquisition and divestiture opportunities for all media companies owned by Mort Zuckerman. He previously worked on the sale of Fast Company to G & J in December 2000. He was also involved in sale of Atlantic Monthly, Radar magazine and Applied Printing technologies and most recently the sale of New York Daily News to Tribune Media in 2017.

Prior to joining the Daily News and US News he worked for a mid-town CPA firm for over 4 years, specializing in audits and mergers & acquisition related work for media & publishing companies. Neil is a CPA, and earned his MBA from Illinois State University.

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. A digital news and information company focused on Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, and News, USNews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in New York and New Jersey.
Neil Maheshwari