Ali Thorne

Ali Thorne

VP CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGY, SOTHEBY'S

Ali’s prior experience spans media production, business development and finance.

Prior to Sotheby’s Ali was a Director at the management consulting firm MediaLink where she focused on building the firm’s due diligence practice for financial sponsors.

Ali started her career at Lazard as an investment banking analyst in the Financial Institutions group. Driven to follow her passion for media, she joined NBC’s TODAY Show as an associate producer. Having had the opportunity to meet many interesting people in that role, the highlight of the experience was being part of the 2012 London Olympic production team. After two years on the production side of the table, Ali wanted to better understand the business side of NBC News. She joined the NBC News Strategy and Business Development group where she participated in launching TODAY Show on SiriusXM and Re/Code’s cross-platform, cross-brand integration with NBC News assets.

 Ali holds a BA from Yale and MBA from Harvard Business School with honors.