Cyna Alderman is a senior executive team member valued for conceptualizing and implementing corporate development initiatives and legal partnership opportunities, creating innovative solutions for success. In 2013, Cyna successfully launched the Daily News Innovation Lab, a program with a mission to transform media together. The Innovation Lab offers early-stage startups the opportunity to collaborate with the Daily News on projects that address media industry needs. The Innovation Lab also hosts Conversations, a bi-monthly event series that brings together members of the tech and business communities to discuss the changing media landscape. Cyna has been the Company’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel since 2007, appointed after working for the Daily News and its affiliated companies in positions of increasing responsibility since 2001. Prior to joining the Daily News, Cyna was a corporate associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett specializing in mergers & acquisitions and securities. Cyna is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and New York University Law School.