Brian Gillooly, VP, Event Content and Strategy, UBM Tech
Brian Gillooly has spent the past 25 years establishing a trusted and significant presence in the business technology community. One of the most recognized personalities in IT media, Brian has built valuable relationships with the most influential practitioners in the technology industry and counts among his closest contacts CIOs from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. As the vice president and editorin-chief of events for UBM Tech and InformationWeek, Brian is responsible for developing a vision for live event content that provides both the audience and the client with clarity and insight into today's most challenging business technology issues. Previously, in the dual role of editor-in-chief of Optimize and editor-in-chief of InformationWeek Events, Brian not only engaged the people who help shape the direction of business technology notables like Jack Welch, Malcolm Gladwell, Rob Carter, and Michael Dell but also shared trusted opinions and ideas through his CIO Nation blog and weekly columns, as well as hands-on insight through presentations at numerous live events and one-on-one meetings.