Nathan Lump
Editor in Chief, National Geographic Media
Nathan Lump is the Editor in Chief of National Geographic, where he leads the strategic and creative development of the brand’s editorial content for its print products (National Geographic, National Geographic Kids, National Geographic Little Kids, National Geographic History, and special interest publications), and the National Geographic app, and social media platforms, across which National Geographic is the largest brand in the world, with more than 700 million followers.

Before joining National Geographic, Nathan served as VP, Global Head of Editorial & Entertainment at Expedia Group, where he was charged with building and leading a new organization devoted to creating, publishing, and distributing editorial content and branded entertainment for the company’s family of brands.

From 2014 through 2018, Nathan was Editor in Chief of Travel + Leisure at Time Inc (later Meredith Corporation), where he transformed the largest editorial travel brand in the United States into a modern multi-platform media entity with a robust web and social media presence. From 2016 to 2018, he simultaneously served as Editorial Director of the Time Inc Luxury & Lifestyle Group, overseeing nine additional titles, including Food & Wine and Departures, with an emphasis on driving digital audience growth and developing new lines of business.

Earlier in his career, Nathan spent several years establishing new content marketing divisions in both media and advertising environments. He was the first Director of Branded Content at Condé Nast (2014), Director of Content Strategy at J. Walter Thompson in New York (2010-2012), and VP, Content Strategy at Hill Holliday in Boston (2009-2010).

Nathan has also served as Digital Director of Condé Nast Traveler (2012-2014) and spent three years (2006-2009) at The New York Times, where he was the Editor of the travel and holiday editions of T magazine, as well as a digital travel editor. This followed earlier editorial roles at Travel + Leisure, SmartMoney, and Condé Nast Traveler.
Nathan Lump