The Knot parent names Steib president

New York – XO Group Inc., parent company of wedding/baby-themed e-commerce brands such as The Knot, The Bump and, has named Michael Steib president, effective July 1. Steib most recently served as CEO of Vente-Privee USA, an e-commerce venture backed by American Express, and also held digital executive positions at companies including Google and NBC Universal.

"I'm thrilled that Mike is joining XO Group,” said David Liu, CEO of XO Group. His background building and leading successful businesses around digital platforms and marketplaces is exactly what we need to continue disrupting the wedding industry. Our goal is to tap into a greater portion of the $70 billion wedding market than our current business does today. Mike gives us fresh perspective and a track record of rigorous execution, both of which will help us drive the success of our ambitious mission."