As EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Clay Stobaugh is responsible for John Wiley & Sons marketing, communications and government affairs efforts worldwide.
A performance driven CMO, Stobaugh created Wiley’s Marketing Revenue Center (MRC) which delivers revenue-driving initiatives through the key disciplines of customer experience, demand generation, sales enablement, social media, online communities, content marketing, digital commerce, digital analytics and SEO/SEM. As a global center of excellence, the MRC also provides colleagues with training programs on industry best practices. award winning
Focused on developing customer relationships and driving new revenue opportunities, he has helped to lead Wiley’s transformation from a 209-year-old traditional book publisher into a digital customer-centric learning business that helps people and organizations develop the skills they need to succeed.
Prior to joining Wiley, Stobaugh led emerging technology companies in the legal, financial, and healthcare industries to successful financial exits and generated over $200 million in shareholder returns. Previously, he served in senior management roles for Reuters and Nestle Switzerland from which he launched and built Nespresso USA.
Stobaugh earned his BA from Tulane University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. A Certified Sommelier, he is also a life long collector of French wines.