Meighan Berberich Promoted to President of TDWI
Proven industry leader to drive new phase of strategic growth and innovation at TDWI
SEATTLE, WA, March 8, 2015 —1105 Media, Inc. announced this week that Meighan Berberich has been promoted to president of TDWI.
TDWI, a division of 1105, is the leading source of business and technical education, research, and news on all things data. TDWI’s comprehensive professional development resources help organizations advance their business intelligence, analytics, and data management teams and projects to more effectively transform data from a growing number of data sources into deeper analytical insights and impact.
Berberich, a seasoned marketing and media executive, has served as the vice president of marketing and general manager for TDWI since April 2015. She returned to 1105 Media after running her own marketing consulting practice focused on early-stage technology companies. She has a depth of experience in enterprise technology as well as the training and certification market. In her previous tenure at 1105, Berberich served as the marketing director—and later, as the general manager—of the Business Technologies Group at 1105 Media which included TDWI. During those six years, Berberich contributed to the dramatic growth of the group’s portfolio and profitability, launching more than a dozen products including online and offline events, websites, e-newsletters, and research programs.
Berberich began her career in marketing and media at Miller Freeman. She has also held marketing management roles at Microsoft, Texas Instruments Inc., and Infineon Technologies AG in the United States and Europe.
In conjunction with this change, Steven Crofts will be assuming the role of TDWI chairman. In this new role, Crofts will be focused on providing strategic guidance to TDWI leadership and will spearhead new strategic alliances to expand the reach of the TDWI brand.
"TDWI is a critical component of the 1105 portfolio operating in a very exciting market space where there is tremendous opportunity," said Rajeev Kapur, chief executive officer for 1105 Media. "Meighan’s wealth of market knowledge, proven leadership ability, and passion for helping companies create more business value with data will help drive continued growth and innovation at TDWI. With Meighan as president and Steven as chairman, we are well positioned to drive TDWI forward."
"I’m thrilled to be taking on this new leadership role at TDWI," said Berberich. "TDWI features a solid portfolio of high-quality, market-leading education, research, and online media with tremendous growth potential. I look forward to working with the team to evolve and expand this portfolio, ensuring we continue to deliver a great experience and ongoing value to the communities we serve."
Berberich will be based in 1105’s Seattle-area office.
For 20 years, TDWI has provided individuals and teams with a comprehensive portfolio of business and technical education and research about all things data. TDWI’s in-depth, best-practices-based knowledge can be quickly applied to develop world-class talent across your organization’s business and IT functions to enhance analytical, data-driven decision making. TDWI offers five major conferences as well as topical seminars, onsite education, membership, certification, live Webinars, resourceful publications, industry news, and in-depth research. See tdwi.org or follow us on Twitter @TDWI.
About 1105 Media
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety, and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars, conferences, and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States.