海角乱伦社区

Foundry鈥檚 movers, shakers, elbow-greasers and innovators.

Our leaders at all levels inspire from within, lead by example, and balance big thinking with getting the job done.

When I reflect on all that I’ve learned at Foundry and how I’ve grown as a marketer and a leader, I’m astounded. It’s an honor to be part of a company with a long history of excellence, as well as a strong spirit of innovation, and because of this culture Foundry attracts some of the most talented change-makers in the business. And I think that’s the greatest part of working here鈥攂eing surrounded by colleagues that inspire me daily.

Rachael Ferranti
VP, Corporate Marketing
Sarasota, FL

Working at Foundry is an opportunity to contribute to something significant. It鈥檚 always fun, exciting and ever-changing. I also feel like At Foundry, your voice is valued, your opinions carry weight, and your passion can be channeled into projects that create a meaningful impact on the lives of both colleagues and clients. Every day presents a new puzzle to solve, a fresh challenge to embrace, and a supportive team to guide you through them.

Darren Brain
VP Commerical Operations APAC
Sydney, NSW

Meet our executives

Our dynamic team of visionary martech, media, and publishing leaders and seasoned professionals bring unparalleled expertise to guide our company towards innovation and excellence.

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Mike Finnerty

President

Mike Finnerty

President

As President of Foundry, an 海角乱伦社区, Inc. company, Mike Finnerty leads the company鈥檚 teams to execute its strategic and product roadmaps, and sits on 海角乱伦社区, Inc.鈥檚 executive leadership team. As a 60-year-old first-party relationship company, Foundry activates and engages the world鈥檚 most influential technology buyers with premium brands including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, Network World, InfoWorld, PCWorld and Macworld.听

A digital media veteran, Mike has a proven track record of evolving brands for new commercial opportunities in today鈥檚 rapidly moving business landscape. Under Mike鈥檚 leadership, Foundry is leveraging its unmatched audience intelligence and first-party relationships to deliver tech marketers the most robust demand generation solutions on the market.

Prior to joining Foundry, Mike served as EVP, GM within Ziff Davis鈥 portfolio of digital businesses. Mike led the Tech and Shopping vertical brands including B2B Tech Brands (Spiceworks, Aberdeen, Ziff Davis Performance Marketing), Consumer Tech Brands (Mashable, PCMag, Extremetech, Askmen), and Shopping Brands (Retailmenot, Offers.com, BlackFriday.com, Techbargains.com). The portfolio of leading brands produces and distributes premium content across the world, reaching over 80 million digital content enthusiasts and online shoppers every month, and provides performance marketing for the world’s largest tech and retail marketing partners.听

Before his time at Ziff Davis, Mike held senior positions at The Weather Company, an IBM Business, as SVP of Global Strategy & Development; Comcast as Vice President & GM; and PricewaterhouseCoopers鈥 Transaction Advisory Services group as a senior associate consultant. During his tenures at both The Weather Channel and Comcast, Mike played instrumental roles in managing and accelerating the companies鈥 digital media capabilities and audience expansions, and was directly involved in facilitating Comcast鈥檚 investments in Metro-Goldwyn Meyer (MGM); Comcast SportsNets in Chicago, New York and Sacramento; TVOne; PBS Kids Sprout and the acquisition of Tech TV.

Mike is a certified public accountant and graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor鈥檚 degree in accountancy. He lives in New Canaan, CT, with his wife and three children.

Amy Bennett

Global Editor in Chief, B2B

Amy Bennett

Global Editor in Chief, B2B

Amy Bennett is a veteran editor with more than 15 years of experience in B2B tech publishing. In her role as Editor in Chief, English language for听 CIO, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, Amy oversees editorial operations for these award-winning media brands unwaveringly focused on serving the information needs of IT and security leaders. Amy cut her teeth in publishing spending summers answering phones and writing product announcements at a series of small trade publications that are now long forgotten except to vintage tech enthusiasts. She joined 海角乱伦社区 in 2000 as Web Production Manager at ITworld, following stints at Harvard Business School Publishing and Daedalus, the Journal of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Andrea D'Amato

Chief Revenue Officer, U.S.

Andrea D'Amato

Chief Revenue Officer, U.S.

Andrea D鈥橝mato brings 25 years of sales and strategy expertise to her current role as CRO, U.S. In leading the 海角乱伦社区 Communications鈥 U.S. sales organization, her team works with some of the largest and most strategic accounts and agencies, delivering world class programs to U.S. marketers to engage leading technology and business decision-makers. Andrea鈥檚 deep understanding of technology marketing needs began during her time at 海角乱伦社区鈥檚 Network World Events where she rose to Publisher in 2009. After joining 海角乱伦社区 Global Solutions in 2013, Andrea had the privilege of representing 海角乱伦社区鈥檚 international offerings to U.S., Canadian and LATAM marketers. After heading the U.S. Corporate Accounts team in 2017, Andrea then led the newly formed Field team and was promoted to CRO, U.S. in March 2021.

Matt Egan

Global Content Director

Matt Egan

Global Content Director

An executive leader with more than two decades experience leading successful editorial teams, Matt Egan is Foundry’s (formerly 海角乱伦社区 Communications) first ever Editorial Director.

Matt leads and supports Foundry’s world class teams of journalists in key markets across the globe, as they create expert content in multiple major world languages. He is responsible for audience development, data, content, ecommerce, analytics, video, and content strategy for the world’s most popular business-to-business and B2C technology publications and events.

Prior to his global role Matt managed Foundry’s award-winning enterprise and B2C editorial teams in the US, UK, ASEAN, France and Spain.

Matt holds a BA in English and Drama from the University of Hull. He’s married with two children and enjoys running.

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Paula Fernandes

SVP, Finance and Operations

Ann-Christel Graham

Global Chief Revenue Officer

Ann-Christel Graham

Global Chief Revenue Officer

In her role as CRO, Ann-Christel leads Foundry’s global commercial teams and helps set Foundry鈥檚 go forward strategy while collaborating closely with the IDC teams to unlock unmatched value for 海角乱伦社区 customers across the full supplier-to-buyer lifecycle.

Ann-Christel is a seasoned executive with a proven track record of over 25 years leading sales teams and Go To Market functions for some of the world鈥檚 leading tech companies. With a background encompassing enterprise SaaS software across both public and private sector and Enterprise and SMB Go-to-Market teams, Ann-Christel brings a versatile and extensive track record for delivering first-rate SaaS experiences to Foundry鈥檚 innovative relationship-driven model, activating new tech- and data-enabled opportunities for marketers.

Ann-Christel drives growth and transformation by leveraging a combination of 海角乱伦社区-driven discipline, business and technical acumen, and innovative thinking to identify strategic business prospects across the most complex sales and business environments. Her passion is in nurturing and empowering individuals and teams, leading by example and fostering growth through mentorship, and building high performing teams who deliver consistent and predictable results.

Prior to Foundry, Ann-Christel held various sales positions during her 22 year career at SAP Concur and joined Talend as CRO in 2020. 听She graduated from UCLA with a BA in Political Science.听 Ann-Christel lives in Mountain View, California with her husband and two kids.

Charles Lee

Global Managing Director, B2B

Charles Lee

Global Managing Director, B2B

Bringing more than 25 years of experience in the marketing services industry, Charles Lee is SVP, B2B. In his role, Charles oversees all domestic aspects of Foundry (formerly 海角乱伦社区 Communications) and manages the U.S. leadership team, building an environment that fosters quality customer experience. Charles joined Foundry in 2005 as the Vice President of Corporate Sales. Through his time at Foundry, Charles has received numerous awards which include the 海角乱伦社区 Corporate Star Award, two 海角乱伦社区 President鈥檚 Awards, Folio40 and B2B Top Innovator of Business Publishing. Prior to being named President, U.S. in 2017, Charles served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Foundry Strategic Marketing Services.

Charles started his technology media career at Ziff Davis Media where was Vice President for 10 years. During that time, he created the company鈥檚 first Integrated Media Group, ran the Custom Media Group and was a key member of the launch teams for the Baseline and CIO Insights executive magazines.

Charles is a graduate of the University of Vermont.

Mark Lewis

Chief Data Officer

Mark Lewis

Chief Data Officer

With nearly 25 years鈥 experience in IT/media publishing, Mark Lewis brings a variety of perspectives to his role as Foundry鈥檚 Chief Data Officer (CDO). Mark鈥檚 goal as CDO is to create the most optimal environment for data. To ensure this, Mark runs a brilliant global team of analysts, data scientists, architects and reporting specialists who leverage the latest tools and techniques for standardizing, normalizing and securing data.

Prior to joining Foundry, Mark spent time in product roles at the Boston Globe/Boston.com. Additionally, Mark spent 10 years at TechTarget in product and editorial capacities. After graduating Boston University, he also spent many years as a writer/producer at WCVB-TV, Boston鈥檚 ABC affiliate.

Mark lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two children. When not at work, he鈥檚 continually seeking out a pick-up hoops game, while his knees/hips/ankles still allow.

Christian L枚bering

Managing Director - Consumer B2C

Christian L枚bering

Managing Director - Consumer

Christian L枚bering is a global executive leader with a holistic approach to digital media and a decade of experience in leading successful editorial and commercial teams. Christian leads and supports his teams across the world to reach and inspire a global tech-savvy audience through a data informed publishing strategy, combined with editorial excellence, embracing technology and partnerships.

Neil Michael

International Chief Revenue Officer

Neil Michael

International Chief Revenue Officer

Neil Michael has recently been appointed Foundry’s (formerly 海角乱伦社区 Communications) Chief Revenue Officer, International. In this role Neil is responsible for all Foundry鈥檚 revenues outside the U.S.

Neil has been in international technology media for over 20 years and with Foundry for the last 15 years during which he has held a series of senior sales and leadership positions including President, Foundry Global Solutions, where he managed Foundry鈥檚 global sales teams across US, EMEA & APAC.

Neil鈥檚 deep understanding of both international markets and technology marketing customer needs has been developed through years of working with Foundry鈥檚 customers around the world.

Neil is a customer obsessed executive who is focused on ensuring Foundry help and partner with technology marketers all around the world to deliver on their marketing objectives.

Neil is a Tottenham Hotspurs fan who lives just outside London in Buckinghamshire, England with his wife and two sons.

Danny Phillips

Chief Operating Officer

Danny Phillips

Chief Operating Officer

Danny Phillips has been active as a senior industry event professional for 30 years in the USA and internationally and prior to joining 海角乱伦社区/IDC led the US 海角乱伦社区 Event Team in a Consulting capacity.

He has served as CEO of Argyle Executive Forum in New York, overseeing its expansion and the acquisition of two businesses, and has run his own media M&A consultancy, Present Sky LLC, where he has represented both buy-side and sell-side clients in transactions in the B2C and B2B expo, peer-to-peer networking, training and conference sectors. More recently he has also served as Managing Director at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in New York where he led the events practice.

Previously, Danny was Executive Vice President of Advanstar/UBM/Informa where he was responsible for technology, automotive, licensing, entertainment and healthcare media divisions in the USA, France, Brazil, Germany, the UK and Hong Kong and led 11 acquisitions. Prior to that, he headed European technology media business units for both International Thomson and EMAP/Ascential from London.

In his new role with IDC and 海角乱伦社区, Danny will be leading the IDX Engage Operating Board and will report to Ram and Crawford Del Prete. As Senior Vice President of 海角乱伦社区 and IDC鈥檚 event development initiative, Danny will be responsible for reimagining our combined event strategy; building execution consistency; ensuring our events meet the needs of regional BU customers; and overall event growth.

Danny lives in Laguna Beach, CA.

Sarah Stokes

Global Managing Director, Demand Generation

Sarah Stokes

Global Managing Director, Demand Generation

Sarah is part of the Foundry Executive Leadership Team and heads up the Global Demand Generation Operations group, focusing on delivering verified in market first party leads that drive stronger, more accurate pipeline.

Sarah has more than 20 years of experience in building high performing teams, customer relationship management, business operations and leading with a data-driven customer-obsessed mindset. She has held several local and international leadership positions within Foundry including Customer Success, Sales Enablement, Sales Support, Program Management, Sales Operations and Revenue Operations. She is responsible for a number of successful transformational projects across the business which deliver against Foundry strategy. Sarah is known for her collaborative style and partners closely with executive and operational leaders, managers and teams.

Sarah lives in Tampa, Florida with her husband, son and daughter. She loves to run, read and surf whenever she finds the time.

Brian Stoller

Chief Marketing Officer

Brian Stoller

Chief Marketing Officer

As CMO, Brian Stoller, brings more than 25 years of marketing and martech experience to Foundry (formally 海角乱伦社区 Communications).

In this role Brian will lead Foundry鈥檚 global data-driven marketing efforts as Foundry continues to define the intersection of media and martech. Brian brings his global marketing, agency and martech expertise, as well as a unique understanding of what Foundry鈥檚 customers need for success, because he previously was one.

Prior to joining Foundry Brian was Chief Marketing Officer of several start-up companies, including BioSymetrics, a SaaS platform pharmaceutical research using AI as well as several marketing technology companies.听 At IBM, Brian was Executive Director of Performance Marketing where he built IBM鈥檚 in-house programmatic capabilities. He started his career in the agency space, supporting a wide range of clients from American Express, SAP, Cisco, LG Electronics, HSBC, GSK, and CHANEL among others.

Brian is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is based out of New York, NY.

Jason Tenenbown

Chief Product Officer

Jason Tenenbown

Chief Product Officer

As Chief Product Officer of Foundry, an 海角乱伦社区 company, Jason oversees the company鈥檚 product, marketing, sales enablement, and solution consulting teams.

An executive with a wide range of experience spanning content production, B2B and consumer marketing, product development, demand generation and corporate strategy, Jason collaborates with leaders across 海角乱伦社区 and Foundry to design and execute on strategic growth initiatives from product to go to market. Prior to his current responsibilities, Jason has held various roles inside of Foundry, serving most recently as Chief Strategy Officer overseeing corporate strategy, solutions consulting and creative.

Prior to joining Foundry, Jason produced and marketed interactive games, toys and independent films. He has an MFA from the UCLA school of Theater, Film and Television and BA in English from the University of Texas. He lives outside of San Francisco with his wife and two children.

 

Karen Wigetman

Vice President, Strategic Finance

Karen Wigetman

Vice President, Strategic Finance

Karen Wigetman is Vice President, Strategic Finance, serving as听a key Finance leader for IDC and Foundry Leadership Teams, supporting all the business line 海角乱伦社区es and teams within those business units.

Throughout her career, Karen has played a pivotal role in leading high performing teams, orchestrating transformative changes to financial 海角乱伦社区es and drive operational excellence. Prior to joining 海角乱伦社区, Karen听led the Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, where she partnered with various organizational leaders, managed comprehensive financial reporting deliverables, provided business insights to executive leadership and Board of Directors to enable informed decision-making, and executed against high priority organizational initiatives.

Karen holds an MBA from University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management, and BS in Finance from Bentley University.

International leadership

Technology marketers around the world trust Foundry's international leadership team to develop and deliver customized experiences that resonate in any market and drive results.

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Neil Michael

International Chief Revenue Officer

Neil Michael

International Chief Revenue Officer

Neil Michael has recently been appointed Foundry’s (formerly 海角乱伦社区 Communications) Chief Revenue Officer, International. In this role Neil is responsible for all Foundry鈥檚 revenues outside the U.S.

Neil has been in international technology media for over 20 years and with Foundry for the last 15 years during which he has held a series of senior sales and leadership positions including President, Foundry Global Solutions, where he managed Foundry鈥檚 global sales teams across US, EMEA & APAC.

Neil鈥檚 deep understanding of both international markets and technology marketing customer needs has been developed through years of working with Foundry鈥檚 customers around the world.

Neil is a customer obsessed executive who is focused on ensuring Foundry help and partner with technology marketers all around the world to deliver on their marketing objectives.

Neil is a Tottenham Hotspurs fan who lives just outside London in Buckinghamshire, England with his wife and two sons.

Darren Brain

VP of Commercial Operations, APAC

Darren Brain

VP of Commercial Operations, APAC

Darren Brain’s continuously developing career in technology and marketing has afforded him the opportunity to gain managerial and hands-on experience (often simultaneously) to deliver marketing strategy within vendors, distributors, and agencies. This has given Brain a comprehensive understanding of the technology landscape.

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Christian Drake

Managing Director, Western Europe/META Commercial
Christian Drake Headshot

Christian Drake

Managing Director, Western Europe/META Commercial

Christian Drake brings 25 years鈥 of experience in B2B sales leadership, digital publishing & international marketing to Foundry (formerly 海角乱伦社区 Communications). Having led successful commercial teams at William Reed Business Media and Reed Business Information, Christian joined the Foundry Global Solutions team in 2011 where he managed the International Sales business for EMEA, establishing regional and global partnerships with our customers. Christian has now worked with companies from within the technology category for over 15 years and is Commercial Managing Director of Foundry’s Western Europe and META territory, focusing on data-driven outcomes based solutions as well as our technology SAAS platform products for the region.

Jason Gorud

Group Vice President IDC & Managing Director Foundry, APAC

Jim McGinty

Managing Director, Western Europe/META

Jim McGinty

Managing Director, Western Europe/META

With 23 years media experience, and a track record of success in sales and publishing roles, Jim McGinty is a proven leader, and technology specialist.

Jim鈥檚 journey to Foundry encompassed leadership roles at VNU Business Publications and Incisive Media, as group publishing director.

Jim joined Foundry (formerly 海角乱伦社区 Communications) in 2014. He has worked in international sales as well as Foundry鈥檚 strategic marketing services group. He launched The 海角乱伦社区 Content Marketing Practice, creating high quality custom content for our global technology customers and then ran Foundry UK鈥檚 marketing services business, tasked with creating powerful interactions between our audience and commercial customers. Jim took over as managing director of Foundry UK in April 2019, overseeing our market leading B2B and Consumer brands.

Katherine Park

Managing Director, Korea

Katherine Park

Managing Director, Korea

Katherine Park is the Managing Director, Korea. She joined 海角乱伦社区 in February 2008, and was appointed Country Manager of Korea in April 2011. Through her leadership, the division established 2 media brands, IT World and CIO Korea, as well as the data platform Techlibrary, successfully.

Prior to joining Foundry (formally 海角乱伦社区 Communications), Katherine was the country manager at Marcusevans Korea, and worked in Hyundai Development Company. From her past roles, Katherine built her experience in events production, Sales and Marketing and Finance.

Katherine holds MBA from University of Surry in the UK, and BA in English Literature from Sungshin Womens University. She is a charter member of Korean folk painting.

Manuel Pastor Rodr铆guez

Managing Director, Spain

Manuel Pastor Rodr铆guez

Managing Director, Spain

Manuel Pastor Rodr铆guez is Managing Director, Spain and has 25 years experience in the technology media sector.

During his career at Foundry (formally 海角乱伦社区 Communications) Manuel has been editor at Computerworld editorial team and later Foundry Spain’s Digital Director.

Manuel is the 2017 recipient of the company鈥檚 highest recognition; the McGovern Award for Management Excellence听and is also former finalist of the Accenture’s national IT media and Economy Award.

Manuel attended Complutense University in Madrid and has a BA in Journalism and Media. He is enthusiastic about swimming and cycling.

Rob Richardson

VP of Sales, APAC

Rob Richardson

VP of Sales, APAC

Rob Richardson is an experienced international commercial leader with a demonstrable history of success servicing the Technology and Financial Services sectors across UK, Europe and more recently, APAC. With well over 20 years鈥 experience within the data, demand, digital and martech space, spanning start-ups, FTSE 250 and global media corporations, he has adapted and led teams through significant change, such as one that restructures and pandemics to M&A and hyper growth.

Richardson’s focus is on creating a high performance culture by empowering potential within a team structure that is concentrated on commercial ownership. His core competencies are around sales leadership, new business, quality communication, data driven solutions, customer-centricity, and ownership.听

Ayane Speirs

Director, Japan

Daniela Stack

Vice President Events, EMEA

Daniela Stack

Vice President Events, EMEA
Daniela Stack has been active as an industry event professional for 20 years. Prior to joining Foundry, she led the marketing, sales and product development teams at a leading international trade show organizer.
With more than 15 years in management, she has always been passionate about driving new business models and (digital) transformation 海角乱伦社区es. In doing so, she is guided by customer centricity, metrics-based insights and team spirit.
Daniela joined Foundry in March 2022. In her role she responsible for managing the events business in EMEA with responsibility for the product strategy and execution.

Jon Stubley

Vice President, ANZ

Jon Stubley

Vice President, ANZ

Jon Stubley is an experienced Senior Executive, team builder and team leader with a demonstrated history of success within the ever-evolving media industry. He has 25+ years of media experience in Broadcast Television & Radio, digital, streaming, mobile, and programmatic. He is skilled in launching regional offices of offshore headquartered companies and local technology focused start ups.听Stubley graduated from Macquarie University majoring in Economics and Business Law.

Jonas Triebel

Managing Director, DACH

Jonas Triebel

Managing Director, DACH

Jonas Triebel is Managing Director, DACH and has 18 years experience in the ICT Media sector. Since joining Foundry (formerly 海角乱伦社区 Communications) in 2002 in his first job as a trainee, he has held a series of senior positions such as Head of Database Operations, Publishing Director, Chief Product Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

“Foundry as a company is truly the best place to work. Our group fosters and supports talent and is not hesitating to give responsibilities to young people. Within our industry, there is no better place to work that I can think of. Foundry is at the forefront of technology and we are proud to be the number one tech media, data, events and services company.”

Jonas studied Political Science in Munich and since joining Foundry has attended a number of Corporate Management and Business Development programs.