IDG’s Network World Announces Top Sales Executive Promotions

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – JUNE 5, 2000 -Network World Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, in response to the publication's strong growth in advertising pages and its number one leadership position in the market, has expanded and enhanced its advertising sales management structure. Effective immediately:


Sandra Kupiec, Advertising Director, has been promoted to the new position of Associate Publisher, Western Region. Based out of the publication's San Mateo, CA office, Kupiec will work with her West Coast team to develop new business and build strategic relationships with key customer accounts. Kupiec has been with Network World for over 12 years and has served in sales positions of increasing responsibility.

Tom Davis, Advertising Director, has been promoted to the new position of Associate Publisher, Eastern Region. Davis joined Network World in 1996 as East Coast Regional Manager and was promoted shortly thereafter to Advertising Director. Davis will be responsible for landing new business and building strategic customer accounts for the Eastern Region, while managing his East Coast sales team from Network World's Paramus, New Jersey office.

Dan Gentile, Midwest Regional Manager, has been promoted to the new position of Midwest Regional Director. Gentile has been with Network World since 1990, developing new business and increasing advertising sales in the Midwest and Central area. Gentile will continue to play an important role in sales management, while increasing his advertising base with key customer accounts.

"I am pleased to announce these important promotions and honored to have one of the most experienced sales management teams in the publishing industry," said Carol Lasker, Vice President and Associate Publisher of Network World, Inc. "Sandra, Tom and Dan's motivational and leadership abilities have helped make Network World the number one leader in advertising pages." Lasker added, "We are fortunate to have them and proud to promote them."

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