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Eve B. Burton


A.B., J.D.
New York, NY

Eve Burton P'14, '21 is senior vice president and general counsel at the Hearst Corporation, one of the largest media and information businesses with more than 350 companies globally. She is also a founder and leader of Hearst Lab, which invests in and develops innovative women-led businesses that connect content and technology. A First Amendment constitutional lawyer, Burton served as vice president and chief legal counsel at CNN and as newsroom counsel at the New York Daily News. She received her JD from Columbia University and was a Fulbright research scholar at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand. Burton presently sits on the board of directors at the Hearst Corporation, Intuit, and Gryphon Technologies. She was on the AOL board prior to its acquisition by Verizon. She is a member of the advisory board of the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Stanford and Columbia Universities.