DEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellesley Information Services (WIS), a leading media, marketing services, and events company serving the evolving needs of global IT professionals worldwide, announced today that Jonathan Ewert has been selected as its new President and CEO. Mr. Ewert succeeds former CEO Benny DiCecca, who has stepped down to pursue other career opportunities after a long and successful career at WIS.
"I am honored to join WIS as enterprises continue to embrace cloud-based technology platforms. WIS's award-winning programs and content are critical to empower IT and business leaders to succeed in their careers. As we further expand our portfolio and offerings in both existing and new markets, WIS is uniquely positioned to compete and win in this dynamic marketplace," said Mr. Ewert.
"WIS has a long history of creating and producing world-class content for publications, online resources, live events, marketing services programs, and more. We are delighted that Jonathan will lead WIS through its next phase of growth and bring the company to the next level," added Todd Foreman, CEO of WIS's parent company, UCG.
Throughout his 30 years of operating experience, Mr. Ewert has led and grown a number of global businesses in a variety of tech-enabled sectors including software-as-a-service, market research, programmatic media, and professional services. In addition to his role as CEO of WIS, Mr. Ewert also currently serves as President of Placeable, a leading enterprise data management platform based in Denver, CO. Placeable is also a UCG company.
Wellesley Information Services delivers top-quality, expert-vetted content that helps individuals and teams advance their skills and make the right decisions for their organizations. Producing world-class events, magazines, and online communities for nearly 20 years, and specializing in SAP solutions, WIS serves more than 250,000 customers in over 75 countries. The company offers a diverse set of resources including print journals, magazines, electronic knowledgebases, online communities, conferences, seminars, and books. Wellesley Information Services is a UCG Company.
SAP is a registered trademark of SAP SE in Germany and several other countries. Wellesley Information Services is not affiliated with SAP SE or any of the SAP SE group of companies.
Founded in 1977, UCG is one of America's leading, privately-held providers of specialized business-to-business information. UCG's portfolio is composed of companies serving the information and software needs of decision-makers in health care, oil and energy, high technology, telecommunications, banking and finance, and the mortgage industry. The company has received many awards for journalistic excellence and was voted one of D.C.'s 50 Best Places to Work by Washingtonian Magazine.
Contact: Sean Edwards Executive Vice President, Marketing Wellesley Information Services [email protected] 1-781-751-8604