The cost of switching to more advanced platforms has become relatively negligible for SMBs. But what does marketing have to do with it?
Tony Uphoff, is CEO of Business.com. A uniquely accomplished operating executive with an unparalleled track record of building, growing and transforming media and marketing businesses, Uphoff has been a leader in business innovation and transformation for the last 20 years.
Prior to Business.com, Uphoff served as CEO of UBM TechWeb where he led the transformation of a declining print-centric business into a fast-growing digital media, live event and marketing services powerhouse. He was President of VNU Media's Entertainment Group and Publisher of The Hollywood Reporter, building out and expanding the brands via digital media and live events. Uphoff served as Publisher of InformationWeek in the mid-90's, growing the brand into the largest in the history of B2B media. Uphoff also served in several key management positions at Ziff-Davis during the company's rapid growth in the early 1990's.
Uphoff has been named "Folio Forty C-Level Visionary" by Folio Magazine, "Top Media Innovator" by Mins B2B and is regularly named in the Top 100 business media execs by B2B Magazine. Uphoff is acknowledged as an industry expert on media, marketing and technology and is a regular speaker at industry conferences and leading business schools. Uphoff serves on the boards of NTN Buzztime, the HIMSS Media Group and as a Trustee of Linfield College. He also serves as a Business Mentor at Mucker Labs Accelerator and on the advisory boards of the data company Connotate and the programmatic radio ad platform company Jelli. In addition to serving as a Market Expert on Business.com, Uphoff also writes about Media, Marketing and Technology trends on his blog Uphoff On Media.