ContentNext Hires Sales Head

Santa Monica-based ContentNext, a publisher of online news focused on the content and publishing business, said Tuesday that it has hired on Susan Leiterstein as the firm's new head of sales. Leiterstein was most recently VP and Publisher of Incisive Media's ClickZ, SearchEngineWatch and SES Events. She has also served as Associate Publisher at The Deal, as well as in positions at DoubleClick Media, JupiterMedia, Cowles Business Media, Thomson and McGraw Hill, Inc. ContentNext's flagship publication is; the firm was founded by blogger Rafat Ali and sold last year to Guardian Media.