IDG Enterprise Appoints Brian Glynn and Sean Weglage to Executive Committee Seats
FRAMINGHAM, MA — October 06, 2010 — IDG Enterprise (publisher of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World), announces the appointment of Brian Glynn and Sean Weglage to SVP/Online. With these promotions, Glynn and Weglage join IDG Enterprise's 14-member Executive Committee.
Joining IDG in 2005, Glynn is credited with revenue growth across all sites under his leadership (CIO.com, Computerworld.com, CSOonline.com and Networkworld.com). During his tenure, Computerworld's worldwide audience, as reported by comScore*, has grown to 3.87 million unique visitors in August 2010 — a 24% increase since February 2010. There have been numerous innovations in ad units and program creation, including vertical sites on Computerworld.com, social media with the CIO Forum on LinkedIn, CSO Daily Dashboard and Fast Forward webcasts on Networkworld.com, all designed to meet customers' marketing objectives.
Joining IDG in 1993, Weglage has been instrumental in creating new editorially driven sponsorship programs on InfoWorld.com, including the Deep Dive and Bootcamp programs which have resulted in a 24% revenue increase in the past year. Under his leadership, ITworld was named to Media Business' List of 10 Great Media Sites in the in the Web 2.0/Tech category that focuses on sites with strong community/social media aspects. This award also highlighted innovative advertising programs including the Sponsored Blog and Feature Download. Weglage currently oversees online sales for InfoWorld.com, ITworld.com, ITNews.com and ITWhitePapers.com.
Glynn and Weglage are teaming up to provide new initiatives across IDG Enterprise's sites, including iPad and mobile applications, expanded social media channels and custom online solutions to drive leads and enhance relationships. According to Michael Friedenberg, President and CEO of IDG Enterprise, "As a digital-centric media company, it is essential that we continue to focus and innovate, creating programs that serve our customers' goals. The deep customer relationships, as well as online and business savvy that both Brian and Sean bring to their roles are critical to IDG Enterprise as we enhance and extend our suite of online programs."
About IDG Enterprise
IDG Enterprise, an International Data Group (IDG) company, brings together unique editorial brands (CIO, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World) to serve the information needs of our technology and security-focused audiences. As a digital-centric media company we serve our reader and advertiser audiences with award-winning content and community, driving conversation and conversion, across our entire portfolio of award-winning websites, events, magazines, products and services. In addition, the CIO Executive Council, a peer advisory service, brings together the nation's top CIOs, as well as provides community and leadership development tools for their staffs.
Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com [http://www.idgenterprise.com].
*comScore Media Metrix, February 2010-August 2010