IDG’s Network World Announces Top Sales Executive Promotion

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA –JUNE 5, 2000 — Network World Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, today announced that Carol Lasker, Associate Publisher, for the publication has been promoted to Vice President and Associate Publisher. She has also been named to Network World's Executive Committee.


"Carol and her team have done an outstanding job in making Network World the industry's fastest growing publication in advertising pages, far outpacing the marketplace and competition," said Evilee Thibeault, President and Publisher. "Carol's extensive industry experience has been, and continues to be, instrumental to Network World's success in marketing and selling integrated print, online and events programs."

Under Lasker's direction, the publication has achieved the number one market share position. And with Network World Fusion's ( page views growing to over 7 million per month, Lasker has successfully developed integrated print, online and events programs for Network World customers. Lasker will continue to expand her role in the development of strategic programs for key customer accounts, while managing Network World's advertising sales nationwide, including display, direct response, recruitment and online advertising.

About Network World

Network World, Inc. the leading network media company is shaping the future of enterprise network computing through its print publication, Network World, its online extension Network World Fusion (, and its educational seminars and events nationwide. Network World, Inc. empowers Network IS professionals with the knowledge required to meet their evolving business needs.

About International Data Group

Network World, Inc. is a division of IDG, the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and 4,000 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 270 targeted Web sites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 50 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at

Carol Lasker's photo is available to download at