As Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Paul Caine is responsible for all of Time Inc.’s ad sales revenues. He brings together the company’s groups—Style & Entertainment, Lifestyle, Sports, and News—to best serve the company’s clients and ensure Time Inc.’s marketplace leadership.
Caine oversees Time Inc. Branded Solutions, an integrated, full-service, sales, marketing and creative organization that serves as a complement to Time Inc.’s brand sales. The group’s focus is on adding value for the company’s largest clients by harnessing the scale of Time Inc.’s assets with Time Inc. branded programs and ideas.
Caine’s Executive Vice President duties also include serving as President and Group Publisher of the Style & Entertainment Group, where he oversees its six category-leading titles: PEOPLE, InStyle, Entertainment Weekly, ESSENCE, People en Espanol, and People StyleWatch.
Through official partnerships with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG Awards), The Recording Academy (Grammy Awards), the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards), and the Sundance Film Festival, the Style & Entertainment Group has unparalleled access to the biggest entertainment events each year. In addition to branded showcase events like the Essence Music Festival and People en Espanol’s Festival, the Group executes more than 12,000 retail promotions and events each year.
Under Caine’s leadership, PEOPLE has been recognized with some of the industry’s most prestigious accolades including Advertising Age’s “Magazine of the Year,” Adweek’s “Hot List” (ranked #1 in 2010), and Capell’s Circulation Report’s “Best Performers In Circulation.” In 2009, PEOPLE and ESSENCE both earned spots on Advertising Age’s “A-List,” while PEOPLE StyleWatch was ranked #2 on Adweek’s “10 Under 60 Hot List.” In 2008, People.com was named Adweek’s “Magazine Website of the Year;” PEOPLE StyleWatch earned a spot on Advertising Age’s “A-List;” Entertainment Weekly was featured on Adweek’s “Brand Leaders” list, and ESSENCE received an Advertising Age “American Magazine Vanguard Award.” People en Español was featured on Adweek’s “10 Under 50 Hot List” for four consecutive years.
Throughout his 20-year career at Time Inc., Caine has served in various positions including publisher at Teen People, Entertainment Weekly, PEOPLE, the PEOPLE Group, and as president and group publisher of the Time Inc. Entertainment Group. He successfully launched Teen People and PEOPLE StyleWatch, and played an integral role in the relaunch of People.com. Prior to joining Time Inc., he worked at USA Today and J. Walter Thompson.
Caine has been honored with many professional awards including: MIN’s Sales Executive Hall of Fame in 2010, Crain’s New York’s “40 Under 40” (2002); the AAF’s “Advertising Hall of Achievement” and Jack Avrett Volunteer Spirit Award (2004); the AD Club’s President’s Award (2006), and the Time Inc. Presidents Award (1999). He also received the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award from The College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association at Indiana University, and was named MIN’s Sales Team Leader of the Year in 2008.
In addition to his professional work, Caine is dedicated to a variety of philanthropic causes. In 2009, he was named Chairman of MusiCares and in 2007, he and his wife started Griffin’s Giving Fund (in memory of their son, Griffin Matthew) to provide specialized children’s books and educational aids to families faced with the illness or death of a child.
A graduate of Indiana University with a BA in Business Communication, Caine lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.