Art Howe is the co-founder and CFO of Imvax, Inc., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focusing on cancers with high unmet needs. He is a first-term Candid trustee, having joined with GuideStar in 2015.
Art is also a founding board member and investor in OneTwoSee, a sports media licensing company acquired by Comcast. A former journalist and publisher, he also co-founded Verve Mobile, the world leader in location-targeted local mobile advertising, acquired in 2020 by Media Games Invest.
Previously, Art was a publisher and president of more than 50 newspapers and media sites. He was president of Village Voice Media, the nation's leading publisher of alternative newspapers. including the Village Voice and LA Weekly—both Pulitzer Prize winners. In the 1990s, Art was president and publisher of Montgomery Newspapers, which were regularly recognized as the best suburban newspapers in the nation. In 1998, the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers’ Association awarded Art its inaugural Ben Franklin Award for publishing excellence. Art began his career as a writer for a number of mid-sized and large daily newspapers, including the Philadelphia Inquirer. His writing was recognized in a series of awards, including the Scripps Howard Public Service Award. In 1986, Howe was awarded the Pulitzer Prize from Columbia University.
Art graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He enjoys playing Gypsy Jazz and making furniture.