(PRWEB) April 12, 2013
FierceMarkets today announced that Derek Slater has joined the company as Editor in Chief of the Enterprise IT Group. In this newly created position, Slater will set editorial strategy and direct the continued growth of FierceMarkets' IT coverage through a portfolio of email newsletters and websites that includes FierceCIO, FierceCIO:TechWatch, FierceMobileIT, FierceContentManagement, FierceBigData and FierceEnterpriseCommunications.
"I am thrilled to join FierceMarkets at an exciting time in the evolution of both the company and the enterprise IT profession," Slater said. "FierceMarkets is doubling down on providing great service to the IT audience, and on emerging as a thought leader for the field."
Slater brings to the position more than two decades' experience in enterprise technology coverage and content strategy. He most recently served as Editor-in-Chief of CSO Magazine and CSOonline, covering IT security and risk management issues. Under his guidance, CSO won dozens of awards for editorial quality, including the Grand Neal award from American Business Media. Prior to launching CSO, he worked on technology media brands including CIO, Computerworld and ZD Net.
“Our Enterprise IT publishing group has experienced tremendous growth recently,” said Ron Lichtinger, FierceMarkets Enterprise IT group publisher. “We expect to continue that growth by focusing on the continuous improvement of our information products. Derek has the right combination of editorial expertise and business acumen that we need to maintain this momentum.”
FierceMarkets, a division of Questex Media Group LLC, is a leader in B2B emedia, providing information and marketing services in the telecommunications, life sciences, healthcare, IT, energy, government, retail, and finance industries through its portfolio of email newsletters, websites, webinars and live events. Every business day, FierceMarkets' wide array of publications reaches more than 1.45 million executives in more than 100 countries.
Current publications include: Telecom: FierceBroadbandWireless; FierceCable; FierceDeveloper; FierceIPTV; FierceMobileContent; FierceOnlineVideo; FierceTelecom; FierceWireless; FierceWireless:Europe; Healthcare: FierceEMR; FierceHealthcare; FierceHealthFinance; FierceHealthIT; FierceHealthPayer; FierceMobileHealthcare; FiercePracticeManagement; Hospital Impact; Life Sciences:FierceBiomarkers; FierceBiotech; FierceBiotechIT; FierceBiotech Research; FierceCRO; FierceDrugDelivery; FierceMedicalDevices; FiercePharma; FiercePharmaManufacturing; FierceVaccines; Energy: FierceEnergy; FierceSmartgrid; Enterprise IT: FierceBigData; FierceCIO; FierceCIO:TechWatch; FierceContentManagement; FierceMobileIT; FierceEnterpriseCommunication; Finance: FierceComplianceIT; FierceFinance; FierceFinanceIT; Government: FierceGovernment; FierceGovernmentIT; FierceHomelandSecurity; and FierceMobileGovernment; Retail & Marketing: FierceCMO; StorefrontBacktalk; FierceRetail.