Chairman of the Board
Former CEO of Canon Communications, which was sold late last year to United Business Media, McCurdy has held roles of high visibility in a number of media companies, including Primedia and Macmillan. He is immediate past Chairman of American Business Media, former Executive Committee member of SISO, and serves on the Cygnus Business Media board. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Yale.
David Nussbaum was the Chief Executive Officer of Penton Media Inc. from 2004 through the sale of the Company to Prism Media Holdings in February 2007. Previous to that, he was the Executive Vice President at Penton since 1998. Nussbaum’s background includes the launch and acquisition of many iconic business media brands including New Hope Natural Media, Mecklermedia, PC Expo, Commercial Property News, among many media properties in the magazine, event and online communities. Prior to joining F+W, Nussbaum formed Sundance Business Enterprises a joint venture with ABRY Partners, LLC, to seek media and communications acquisitions. Nussbaum sits on the advisory board of Boston University’s School of Communications, is a Board Member for Thomas Nelson Publishing and Summit Media. He has been named one of MIN’s Most Intriguing People and as ‘Industry Influencer’ on the FOLIO: 40.
A 20 year media industry veteran, Jason has been at the forefront of the digital advertising market in the US. Having spent nearly two decades with technology media titan Ziff Davis (the last three years as CEO), Jason helped craft and execute the strategies that transformed market leading brands like PC Magazine from print to digital distribution. With expertise in emerging digital advertising trends, Jason has lent his vision as a leader in key industry organizations like American Business Media, Interactive Advertising Bureau, and Google Publisher Advisory Committee. Jason resides in Larchmont, NY with his wife Melissa and 3 kids.
Clifton’s previous roles include EVP and CFO of Penton Media and SVP and CFO at Reader’s Digest Association. She serves on the board of an Indian company, Dainik Bhaskar, and holds an MBA from the University of Michigan.
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