Jennifer Deason

Jennifer Deason joined Sotheby’s in December 2016 as Executive Vice President, Global Head of Strategy & Corporate Development.

Prior to Sotheby’s, she spent 9 years at Bain Capital focused on media and consumer portfolio companies. At Bain Capital, she partnered with CEOs and other senior-level executives to improve company performance and drive transformations through strategic initiatives and performance management. She served in several interim operating roles such as President, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer and was a Board member of several portfolio companies.

Most recently, Ms. Deason served as Chief Financial Officer at the Weather Channel, where she worked to reposition the organization from a more traditional TV media company towards a data-focused, mobile-first advertising platform.  Earlier in her career, Jennifer worked at McKinsey, eBay and Deutsche Bank. Ms. Deason holds a MBA from Stanford University and a B.A. from Yale University. She is also on the Board of Trustees at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and the American Folk Art Museum.

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