We're happy to welcome a new leader to the executive team here at Business.com Media, Inc.. Today, we announced the appointment of Tony Uphoff as Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective immediately.
"I'm thrilled to be joining the Business.com leadership team," said Mr. Tony Uphoff , CEO. "The company's unique connection with active buyers creates a powerful, natural environment for marketers to reach, engage with and sell to active business purchasers. With a new site launching next month and several key additions to the leadership team, the company is positioned for continued success in delivering the highest possible ROI for our advertisers and vendors and continuing our track record of growth."
Tony comes to us from UBM TechWeb, a digital media, live event and marketing services provider, where he served as CEO. He was the Publisher of InformationWeek in the mid-90′s, growing revenues from $15M to over $150M and into the largest brand in the history of B2B media. With an extensive background in the B2B world, Tony was named "Folio Forty C-Level Visionary" by Folio Magazine, a Top 100 business media exec by B2B Magazine and a "Top Media Innovator" by Mins B2B in 2009.
Uphoff is acknowledged as an industry expert on media, marketing and technology and serves as a regular speaker at industry conferences and leading business schools. You can find his blog at Uphoff on Media.
"We are excited to welcome someone with Tony's capabilities and experience to lead Business.com," said Peter Arrowsmith , General Partner at JMI Equity and a member of Business.com Media, Inc. board of directors. "Tony brings a deep understanding of the needs of our B2B marketer customers as well as our purchaser audience. We look forward to working closely with Tony and the Business.com team to continue executing against our growth strategy."
Welcome to the team, Tony!