Active Interest Media
Andrew Clurman is the chief executive officer and president of Active Interest, a media company comprised of more than 50 internationally renowned print, digital and social media brands, a state of the art video production company and first-in-class events. The company’s five divisions—the Equine Network, Home Group, Healthy Living Group, Marine Group, and Outdoor Group—reach more than 40 million people in 85 countries.
Prior to starting AIM with Chairman Efrem (Skip) Zimbalist in 2003, Clurman was senior vice president of Time4Media, a division of Time Warner/AOL, serving as president and publisher of Mountain Sports Media and TransWorld Publications. Under his leadership, these two divisions grew to comprise fifteen consumer and trade magazines, an award-winning film and television production unit, and category-leading Internet, book, video/DVD publishing and event marketing businesses.
Clurman’s career in publishing began at The Vineyard Gazette newspaper. He later joined Ziff Davis where he was a sales representative, regional sales manager, marketing director and, finally, publisher of SKI and Skiing Magazines.
Clurman serves as chairman of MPA’s IMAG Board for Independent Publishers, a board member of Yankee Publishing and a University of Colorado Leeds School of Business mentor.