Student, New York University, 1939-1942; Bachelor, McGill University, 1947.
Director promotion, member editorial board, Prentice Hall Inc. director new products, Bantam Books officer, Book Club Guild and Channel Press Inc. consultant new public projects, New York Times vice president editorial and corporation development, Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, 1967-1969; executive vice president, public, World Public Company, 1969-1973; director projects and subsidiary, New York Times, 1973-1977; director corporation development, New York Times, 1977-1980; director corporation relations public affairs, New York Times, 1980-1988; consultant, New York Times, from 1988. Consultant John Wiley & Sons, New York City.
Board directors City Center, 55th St. Dance Foundation, Mayor's Midtown Citizen's Committee, New York Newspapers Foundation. President, board directors Jesse Owens Found. Vice chairman Partnership for Homeless.
Served as sergeant Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member of Lotos, Players.
Married Barbara Fox, 1949. 1 child, Elizabeth V.A. Brown.