Leadership

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UBM Tech’s executive leadership team has deep experience across a broad set of markets and disciplines and is committed to leveraging that experience to shape the future of technology media, events and marketing.

We’re constantly working on new initiatives, structures and strategies that provide the people inside UBM Tech, our communities, and clients with new opportunities for growth and success.

Sally Shankland

CEO, UBM Americas

Sally is currently CEO of UBM Americas, which includes UBM Tech, UBM Canon, UBM Medica, UBM Connect NY Group, UBM Mexico and, effective January 2015, UBM Brazil. Sally was most recently Chief Executive Officer of UBM Connect. Prior to that appointment, Sally was CEO of UBM Medica US. Sally joined UBM in 1988 and held successive positions in marketing, sales and management. More…

Brian Field

COO, UBM Americas

Brian is Chief Operating Officer of UBM Americas, overseeing product, technology, production and marketing for UBM Americas’ overall business. Brian has overseen large-scale multimedia product launches and migrations, leading-edge data profiling initiatives and business development efforts. More…

Stacey Lisowski

SVP, People & Culture, UBM Americas

Stacey is the SVP, People & Culture of UBM Americas. As a strategic business partner and change agent, Stacey focuses on fostering a positive culture through a variety of workforce planning and organizational development activities. More…

Marco Pardi

President, Events

Marco brings more than 20 years of technology media experience and leadership to his role at UBM Tech. As president of the business technology event division he manages and develops a portfolio of industry-leading event brands, which includes Interop, Cloud Connect, Enterprise Connect, Enterprise 2.0 and Black Hat. More…

Kelley Damore

Chief Community Officer

Kelly has helped build technology’s most impressive media brands for more than 20 years. Now, as UBM Tech’s Chief Community Officer, she oversees editorial operations and strategy for UBM Tech’s complete portfolio of award-winning community sites, including InformationWeek, EE Times, Network Computing, Light Reading, Dark Reading, Dr. Dobbs, Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, and Insurance & Technology. In this role, Kelley also executes on UBM Tech’s vision of producing premier content across online and live events, while expanding and enhancing the company’s online communities. More…

Tom Spaeth

Chief Financial Officer

Tom Spaeth is a senior finance executive with over 20 years of experience in and around the technology industry. His balanced experience includes accounting and finance roles with leading tech companies such as Motorola advisory and capital markets experience as an investment banker with Deutsche Bank Securities and management consulting experience with Ernst Young. More…

Simon Carless

EVP, Game & App Development and Black Hat

Simon oversees both UBM Tech’s Game Development network and the industry-leading Black Hat information security conferences. The game development group’s flagship products include industry leaders such as Game Developer Magazine, Gamasutra.com and the Game Developers Conference. More…