Howard Mittman is the Vice President and Publisher of WIRED and has been in the role since February 2009. Prior to that, he was the magazine’s associate publisher for three years.
Under Mittman, WIRED has received numerous accolades, including recognition as “Magazine of the Decade” by AdWeek in addition to being named to AdWeek’s Hot List and Advertising Age's A-List. In 2010, Mittman was awarded with Condé Nast’s Publisher of the Year award after leading the brand to its most successful and profitable year in history. The brand also received recognition as Condé Nast’s Sales Team of the Year for 2010 for this achievement.
Mittman has led the successful integration of WIRED.com and launched the WIRED Tablet application, the industry’s most groundbreaking and buzzed-about magazine app. Several new brand extensions have launched under Mittman such as the development of the WIRED Business Conference and the introduction of the WIRED Café at Comic-Con. These awards and accomplishments landed Mittman on Crain's prestigious 40 Under 40 list in 2010.
Prior to joining Condé Nast, Mittman was at Time Inc. at both Popular Science and Mutual Funds magazines and he also worked at New York magazine and Thompson Financial Publishing. Mittman lives in the city with his wife and two children and received a B.A. from The Ohio State University.