VentureBeat Names Blaise Zerega New Editor-in-Chief

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Industry veteran joins the iconic tech outlet to drive next phase of growth

VentureBeat, the leading source for news and perspective on tech innovation, today appointed Blaise Zerega as its new editor-in-chief. An entrepreneur and journalist, Zerega joins VentureBeat with nearly three decades of experience with publications such as Wired and Forbes.

"VentureBeat is one of the names in the technology industry everyone knows – the publication's reputation speaks for itself, and I am looking forward to joining this incredible team during a pivotal time in the company's history," said Zerega. "Get ready for new editorial offerings and some very exciting product enhancements."

Zerega will oversee VentureBeat's news and editorial products, keeping the outlet on the cutting edge of reporting on technology trends and implications. Prior to his new role, Zerega most recently served as managing editor and president of Epic Magazine, following his role as CEO of, a leading site for video programs on the people, issues, and ideas changing the world. Before joining, Zerega held a number of high-level positions at publications including Conde Nast Portfolio, Wired Magazine, and Red Herring Magazine, combining his deep editorial expertise with a proven track record of generating revenue and connecting audiences to content that resonates.

"We are thrilled to welcome Blaise to the team and leverage his extensive media expertise to uphold VentureBeat’s quality standards," said Matt Marshall, CEO of VentureBeat. "We look forward to what his strategic vision will bring as we continue to grow and propel the publication to the next level."

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