Rockwell had been with Condé since 2012. He previously worked for The Ladders and MTV.
“Nick’s deft leadership, technical aptitude and experience managing cultural change will be huge assets for The Times as technological innovation becomes ever more essential to our success,” wrote Kinsey Wilson, the Times’s executive vice president, product and technology, in a memo to staffers.
Rockwell’s appointment is effective Nov. 16. He’ll report to Wilson.