- SVP, General Manager, IDG Events/CIO Executive Council & Publisher, CIO
Adam Dennison brings more than 15 years of media, events and technology marketplace experience to his role as Senior Vice President/General Manager, IDG Events & Publisher, CIO. In this unique role, Dennison has oversight of the teams that build relationships between tech executives and tech vendors through events, including content development, operations, marketing, audience development and sponsor sales efforts for all national, regional and custom executive events. IDG Enterprise events within this portfolio include the AGENDA Conference, CIO 100 Symposium, CSO50 Security Conference, CIO Perspectives and IT Roadmap conference and expo series.
Additionally, Dennison plays a strategic role for the CIO brand, establishing the go-to-market strategy, including brand positioning, market research and creating turnkey solutions for his clients. A popular moderator, speaker and columnist, Dennison possesses an in-depth knowledge of emerging technologies and key strategies for marketing to IT decision-makers. These insights are shared in his regular CIO column. Additionally, Dennison has recently spoken at several conferences and private events for companies including Microsoft, VMware, Dropbox, Red Hat, BMC and more.
Dennison joined IDG in 2007 as National Sales Director for the Custom Solutions Group where he excelled in providing innovative marketing services. Prior to joining IDG, Dennison spent 6 years in IT media sales at CMP’s flagship brands InformationWeek and CRN. Dennison also held media sales roles at Lawyer’s Weekly and American Sports Media.
Dennison is a graduate of Syracuse University in New York with a B.A. in International Relations.