Laura Baldwin

Chief Financial & Operating Officer @ O’Reilly Media

Laura Baldwin started with O’Reilly Media in October 2001 as Chief Financial Officer and added Chief Operating Officer to her responsibilities in October 2004.  She became O’Reilly’s first President in March 2011 and is currently responsible for O’Reilly’s worldwide businesses. Prior to O’Reilly she was a consultant to the publishing and media industries through BMR Associates and managed several large consulting engagements across all genres of publishing and media. Laura’s media career started at Chronicle Books the large, premiere publisher of popular culture, art, and children’s books as well as gift products where she served as CFO for ten years. Laura has worked in banking, as well as in corporate governance holding positions in worldwide cash management and corporate finance. She is avid reader and a passionate advocate for lifelong learning.