Murray Gaylord, previously vice president, brand marketing, for Yahoo! Inc., was named vice president, marketing, for NYTimes.com in January 2007. In his new role, Gaylord is a member of the NYTimes.com senior management team and oversees marketing, customer service, research and Web analytics. Gaylord joined Yahoo! in 2000 and was named vice president, brand marketing, in 2001. Previously, Gaylord was executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Advertising Council from 1997 to 2000, where he helped to create new executions of memorable public service campaigns including Smokey Bear, “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk” and “A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste.”Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Murray Gaylord and other top speakers and celebrities.