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Company Overview of IBT Media, Inc.

Company Overview

IBT Media, Inc. operates as a digital news organization that delivers global news through digital publishing platforms and editions in various languages to audience worldwide. The company offers business sites, consumer sites, foreign editions, videos, sites that work across various platforms, mobile apps across devices, email campaigns, social and native programs, various OPA and IAB ad units, and rich media capabilities. It also publishes economic and political stories; culture and ideas; health news, scientific trends, and innovations; and publications for Latin audience. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

7 Hanover Square

5th Floor

New York, NY 10004

United States

Founded in 2006

Phone:

646-867-7100

Fax:

646-224-8146

Key Executives for IBT Media, Inc.

Co-Founder and Global Chief Executive
President
Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer
Chief Experience Officer
Editor In Chief of EMEA
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

IBT Media, Inc. Key Developments

IBT Media, Inc. Announces the Launch of Newsweek Events

IBT Media, Inc. announced the launch of Newsweek Events, a global events business aimed at exploring some of the most pressing and exciting issues facing businesses and consumers across the globe. Newsweek Events will build on the strength of the Company's global media and branded content platform across all of the IBT Media properties. Newsweek Events will launch this March in London with a fin-tech conference focused on artificial intelligence. The Company also announced the acquisition of Structure, the successful technology sector-focused events business that was originally owned by Giga-Om, the digital media company. Newsweek Events will include day conferences and weeklong events, tailored to consumers and businesses, across multiple content verticals with a particular focus on the finance, science, technology and sustainability sectors. The Structure events platform, known for its popular conferences like Structure, Structure Security, Structure Data and Structure Connect, caters to C-suite business decision-makers. Structure provides Newsweek Events with deep technology content and expertise that will serve as a strong foundation for the events business in the U.S.  Newsweek Events expects to hold its first U.S. event in autumn 2017 and will then expand into additional markets.

IBT Media Appoints Alan Press as President

IBT Media announced the appointment of Alan Press in a newly-created, strategic role of President. The appointment is effective immediately. Press, who will be based in the company's New York headquarters and report directly to the Global Chief Executive, Dev Pragad, will have responsibility for direct sales and branded content, events, marketing and circulation across the company's portfolio of seven media brands, including Newsweek. Press joins the company with a wealth of senior-level marketing and executive experience, having served as Global Vice President of Events Marketing at Gartner Inc. where he oversaw the entire Events Marketing business. Prior to this, he spent nine years at The Economist Group, where he headed marketing for all TheEconomist-branded businesses in The Americas, including TheEconomist Intelligence Unit before assuming a global brief as Head of Digital Marketing & New Product development. He began his career with American Express.

IBT Media Announces Business Restructuring

IBT Media announced a corporate restructuring. Newsweek, one of the most respected brands in publishing, will split off into a separate operational entity. Other IBT Media brands, including the International Business Times, Medical Daily, iDigitalTimes, Fashion Times, and the Latin Times, will be moved into a more integrated structure which will allow for both operational and editorial efficiencies.

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