CEO, Dow Jones
William Lewis was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dow Jones, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, in January 2014. He previously served as Chief Creative Officer for News Corp (the parent company of Dow Jones) where he was responsible for the company's creative strategy and developing new commercial opportunities. Prior to joining News Corp, Will served as Editor-in-Chief of Telegraph Media Group, which he joined in 2005. Under his editorship, The Daily Telegraph was named UK Newspaper of the Year in the 2010 British Press Awards. This followed the paper's exposure of the parliamentary expenses scandal. Will was named as Journalist of the Year. Will led the team that designed and ran The Telegraph's acclaimed newsroom, organising the paper's move from its previous premises. He graduated from Bristol University with a BSc in Politics & Economics in 1990 and completed a postgraduate Diploma at City University in Periodical Journalism, the following year. In July 2010, Will was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from Bristol University and in September 2010 was made Doctor of Letters by the University of Lincoln.