Goli Sheikholeslami
POLITICO Media Group
Goli Sheikholeslami is the Chief Executive Officer of POLITICO Media Group, which includes POLITICO’s global footprint in North America and Europe.

Sheikholeslami, who was named to the post in February 2022 by parent company Axel Springer, oversees all operations of the POLITICO Media Group. She is responsible for implementing an ambitious growth strategy designed to build upon POLITICO’s position as the global news and information leader on politics, policy and power.

Previously, Sheikholeslami served as President and CEO of New York Public Radio and has vast experience in public and private media, including senior leadership roles at The Washington Post, Chicago Public Media, Condé Nast and Time Warner. She also served on the board at NPR from 2016 to 2019 and currently serves on the Board of Patreon, the membership platform for artists and creators.

Sheikholeslami grew up in suburban Washington, D.C., and received her undergraduate degree in international economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. She also earned an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Goli Sheikholeslami