Ziff Davis Media
Ziff Davis, Inc., the leading digital media company in the technology, gaming and men’s lifestyle categories, today announced the acquisition of NetShelter®, the biggest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications, from inPowered. Ziff Davis is a division of j2 Global, Inc.
Burgeoning innovation, rising corporate investment and a year-end rush to beat the tax man drove robust mergers and acquisitions in 2012 for the media, information, marketing and technology sectors. M&A surged to 1,351 transactions for the year, or 50% more than in 2011, at a total value of nearly $75 billion, according to The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc., the provider of business cloud services, today announced that it has acquired Ziff Davis, Inc., a leading media company in the technology market. The acquisition provides j2 a series of world-class web properties, including PCMag.com, ComputerShopper, ExtremeTech, Toolbox.com and Geek.com.
Summit Business Media, a leading b-to-b media company, today announced that it has named as CEO Steve Weitzner, former Chairman and CEO of Ziff Davis Enterprise.
Steve Weitzner is in negotiations to be the next CEO of Summit Business Media, according to industry sources. Weitzner was most recently chairman-CEO of Ziff Davis Enterprise, which last week was sold to QuinStreet Inc.
Weitzner, whose appointment at Summit is tentatively slated to be announced later this month, would succeed Andrew L. Goodenough, who resigned as Summit CEO last year.
QuinStreet, Inc., the leader in vertical marketing and media online, today announced the purchase of certain Ziff Davis Enterprise media assets. The assets acquired include websites eWeek.com, CIOInsight.com, Baseline.com, ChannelInsider.com and WebBuyersGuide.com, among others, and one of the largest email and telephone subscriber databases in the business to business (B2B) technology space.
In this video, Ziff Davis Enterprise shows some of the basic interactive features of its mobile products and why they are important to the company's new OmniDigital strategy.
Ziff Davis' decision to stop publishing print editions may have grabbed headlines, but the company's forward-looking plans to strengthen its brands in the digital media space may have a more far-reaching impact.
Sharon Rowlands, CEO of Penton Media, announced today the appointment of three senior executives to the Penton management team all focused on growth initiatives.
Ziff Davis, one of the nation's leading technology publishers, has been acquired by former Time Inc. executive Vivek Shah in partnership with Boston-based Great Hill Partners.