B2B Media Business Magazine Names Five IDG Executives to Annual ‘Who’s Who in Business Publishing’ List

BOSTON, Mass. – December 21, 2009 – BtoB Media Business magazine named five IDG executives to its annual list, "Who’s Who in Business Publishing." This is the largest number of IDG representatives to appear since this list began five years ago; no other company had as many this year. More than 100 U.S. media executives appear on the 2009 list.

The IDG executives are as follows, along with a short excerpt from their profiles appearing in BtoB magazine:

Bob Carrigan, CEO, IDG Communications

Carrigan presides over a company that continues to transform itself. While it maintains a stable of leading tech publications, IDG has, perhaps more effectively than any other legacy print publisher, embraced the changes brought by the Internet.

Mary Dolaher, CEO, IDG World Expo

Dolaher oversees IDG’s events arm, which produces E3 Expo, a video game industry show; the Macworld Conference & Expo; Open Source World; and Cloud World.

Michael Friedenberg, President & CEO, IDG Enterprise

He has focused on building a digital-centric organization that includes lead generation, social media, mobile, research and events.

Pat McGovern, Chairman, IDG

IDG is a leader in its push for digital revenue, in its lead-generation capabilities through IDG Connect and in ad networks, with the creation of the IDG TechNetwork.

Matthew Yorke, President, IDG Strategic Marketing Services

Yorke championed the Amplify online ad unit, which is designed to connect a marketer’s message with social media.

To see the full list go to http://tinyurl.com/yarmdel.