Marc Frons joined The New York Times in 2006. Since 2007, he has overseen technology and product development at NYTimes.com while continuing to be involved in broader digital strategy initiatives at the company. Before he joined The Times, Mr. Frons was the chief technology officer for The Wall Street Journal Online and other Dow Jones consumer Web sites.
Mr. Frons started his career as a journalist. He was a reporter and editor at Newsweek and a senior editor at BusinessWeek before leaving there in 1995 to start the financial Web site SmartMoney.com, where he held the unusual title of editor and chief technology officer. The site was the recipient of a National Magazine Award for interactive design in 2001. His earliest professional journalism appeared in The New York Times in the 1970s when he was a campus correspondent for the newspaper at Brooklyn College and a stringer for The Times when he worked for a few months at a small paper in Rock Springs, Wyo.