TMC Welcomes Matt Weiner as Vice President of Business Development
Norwalk, CT (October 22, 2009) – Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC (News - Alert)), a global integrated media company, announced today that Matt Weiner has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development.
TMC has experienced explosive growth since 2003 and is now the leading, global, multi-dimensional media company serving a community of two million visitors every month on its Web site, TMCnet.
TMCnet is the leading global communications and technology portal for news and analysis. The site is one of the most useful, and fastest growing B-to-B technology sites in the world.
Weiner will be responsible for the growth of TMC's leading brands online and in print. He will also develop strategies and identify new areas of opportunity for TMC. In addition, he will focus on helping TMC clients leverage the tremendous community-building infrastructure TMC has developed over the past decade to reach their marketing goals.
Weiner joins TMCnet following a successful tenure at Penton Media. His most recent position was Group Publisher where he was responsible for the corporate real estate and finance group which encompassed five brands with products ranging from print magazines to webinars and events. Other roles at Penton Media included Publisher of the Business Finance technology group, leading to Group Publisher. Weiner started at Penton as an Eastern Sales Manager of Business Finance Magazine. In addition to publishing responsibilities, Weiner began his career at Penton Media in 2002.
Previous to Penton Media, Weiner was Director, Advertising sales of Yahoo! Music / Launch.com. In this role he sold online, CD-ROM and custom advertising packages as well as concert series sponsorships. Weiner also worked at CMP Media in the Financial Technology Network, prior to joining Yahoo/Launch.com.
Weiner graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science.
“From print magazines to websites and lead generation opportunities, TMC has established itself as the leader in the telecommunications and technology arena,” said Weiner. “The unique approach to customizing content on the web and adding a search engine optimization component is truly unique to the media marketplace. I am happy to come aboard the TMC team and look forward to the continued success of this comprehensive media outlet.”
“Without a doubt, it is my pleasure to welcome Matt to TMC,” said TMC President Dave Rodriguez (News - Alert). “As TMC continues to evolve into a massive media force, the addition of an experienced professional like Matt is an important step. Matt's solid background in publishing and media will undoubtedly result in innovative new branding, lead generation, and thought leadership opportunities for TMC's clients.”
“It is my privilege to welcome Matt to the TMC senior management team,” added TMC CEO Rich Tehrani (News - Alert). “Matt will serve our current communications and technology clients, while accelerating our expansion into new areas.”
“Over the last decade, TMC has invested in the technology and people necessary to build a next-generation media company which creates communities online, in-print and in-person,” Tehrani continued. “By providing our audience with top quality news, training and information, we have attracted global purchasing decision-makers to our communities. As TMC's global communities have increased in size and quality, they have attracted hundreds of advertisers and sponsors who receive regular measurable results for their marketing and SEO budgets. Our future strategy involves continuing to build communities which draw large amounts of targeted traffic as we continue to connect buyers and sellers -- and adding Matt to the team is an integral element of that strategy.”
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by as many as three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,000 in Quantcast's (News - Alert) Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation’s top .03 percent% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference (in conjunction with Crossfire Media), Digium|Asterisk World and AstriCon (in conjunction with Digium (News - Alert)), and Communications Developer Conference.
TMC also serves technology professionals with industry-specific Web sites: IT.TMCnet.com, Cable.TMCnet.com, WiMAX.TMCnet.com, Robotics.TMCnet.com, Satellite.TMCnet.com, Green.TMCnet.com, Healthcare.TMCnet.com, and Education.TMCnet.com.
For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
Edited by Patrick Barnard