Management Team

Greg Strakosch

Co-founder, Executive Chairman

Greg Strakosch

Co-founder, Executive Chairman

Greg Strakosch

Greg Strakosch has served as our Executive Chairman since May, 2016. Prior thereto, he served as our Chief Executive Officer, or CEO, from our incorporation in September of 1999 to May 2016 and as our Chairman since 2007. Prior to co-founding TechTarget, Mr. Strakosch was the President of the Technology Division of UCG, a business information publisher. Mr. Strakosch joined UCG in 1992 when the company acquired Reliability Ratings, an IT publishing company that he founded in 1989. Before Reliability Ratings, Mr. Strakosch spent six years at EMC Corporation, a provider of enterprise information storage systems. Mr. Strakosch holds a B.A. from Boston College. As one of the Company’s two co-founders and our Executive Chairman, Mr. Strakosch is uniquely positioned to lead our management team and provide essential insight and guidance to the Board of Directors from an inside perspective, along with experience and comprehensive knowledge of the IT advertising business.

Michael Cotoia

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Cotoia

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Cotoia

Mr. Cotoia has served as our Chief Executive Officer since May 2016. He has been employed by us since 2002, serving as our Chief Operating Officer from January 2012 to May 2016 and, prior to that, as Executive Vice President (from 2010 to 2012) and in various other positions including Senior Vice President, and Vice President and Publisher from 2002 to 2010. Prior to joining TechTarget, Mr. Cotoia was Director of Sales at SANZ, a national storage integrator, and he also held positions at EMC Corporation, a provider of enterprise information storage systems, and Deloitte, a provider of audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services. Mr. Cotoia holds a B.S. from Babson College and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Cotoia’s history with the Company and valuable experience in the information technology advertising business provides the Board with specific knowledge of the Company’s operations and a greater understanding of the Company’s strategic opportunities. In the past five years, Mr. Cotoia has not served on the board of any other publicly traded company.

Don Hawk

Co-founder, Executive Director of Product Innovation

Don Hawk

Co-founder, Executive Director of Product Innovation

Don Hawk

Don Hawk has served as our Executive Director, Product Innovation, since January 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Hawk served as our President since our incorporation in September 1999 to 2012. Prior to co-founding TechTarget, Mr. Hawk was a Director of New Media Products for the Technology Division of UCG from 1997 to 1999. Prior to joining UCG, Mr. Hawk was the director of electronic business development for Telecommunications Reports International, a telecommunications publishing company. Mr. Hawk holds a B.A. and an M.A. from George Washington University.

Daniel Noreck

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Daniel Noreck

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Daniel Noreck

Daniel T. Noreck has served as our Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer since December 2016. Prior to joining TechTarget, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (Nasdaq: PWX) from 2010 to 2016 and Senior Audit Manager at Lefkowitz, Garfinkel, Champi & DeRienzo P.C. from 2003 to 2010. Mr. Noreck holds a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Brent Boswell

SVP, International

Andrew Briney

Chief Product Officer

Bill Crowley

Executive Vice President

Kelley Damore

Chief Content Officer

Gabrielle DeRussy

SVP, Sales Operations

Justin Hoskins

VP, Product Innovation & Architecture

Rebecca Kitchens

Executive Vice President and Publisher

Jennifer Labelle

EVP of Product Operations

Steve Niemiec

Chief Revenue Officer

Doug Olender

SVP, Sales Strategy and Enablement

Jon Panker

Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Arden Port

Chief Human Resources Officer

John Steinert

Chief Marketing Officer

Sean Tierney

Chief Technology Officer

Board of Directors

Gregory Strakosch

Executive Chairman

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    Mr. Strakosch has served as our Executive Chairman since May 2016. Prior thereto, he served as our CEO since our incorporation in September 1999 and as our Chairman since 2007. Prior to co-founding TechTarget, Mr. Strakosch was the President of the Technology Division of United Communications Group (“UCG”), a business information publisher. Mr. Strakosch joined UCG in 1992 when it acquired Reliability Ratings, an information technology publishing company that he founded in 1989. Before Reliability Ratings, Mr. Strakosch spent six years at EMC Corporation. Mr. Strakosch holds a B.A. from Boston College. As one of the Company’s two co-founders and our Executive Chairman, Mr. Strakosch is uniquely positioned to provide essential insight and guidance to the Board from an inside perspective and provide the Board with the benefit of his many years of experience and comprehensive knowledge of the information technology advertising business.


Michael Cotoia

Chief Executive Officer

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    Mr. Cotoia has served as our Chief Executive Officer since May 2016. He has been employed by us since 2002, serving as our Chief Operating Officer from January 2012 to May 2016 and, prior to that, as Executive Vice President (from 2010 to 2012) and in various other positions including Senior Vice President, and Vice President and Publisher from 2002 to 2010. Prior to joining TechTarget, Mr. Cotoia was Director of Sales at SANZ, a national storage integrator, and he also held positions at EMC Corporation, a provider of enterprise information storage systems, and Deloitte, a provider of audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services. Mr. Cotoia holds a B.S. from Babson College and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Cotoia’s history with the Company and valuable experience in the information technology advertising business provides the Board with specific knowledge of the Company’s operations and a greater understanding of the Company’s strategic opportunities. In the past five years, Mr. Cotoia has not served on the board of any other publicly traded company.


Robert D. Burke

Director

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    Mr. Burke has served as a Director since November 2012. Mr. Burke has over thirty-five years of experience in the technology industry with both private and public companies. Mr. Burke is currently the President of Metacura, Inc., a consulting company, a position he has held since 2011. Prior thereto, Mr. Burke was most recently the President and CEO of Art Technology Group, Inc. (“ATG”), a leading e-commerce software provider, from 2002 to 2011. Before ATG, Mr. Burke was CEO of Quidnunc from 2000 to 2002 and President of ePresence Solutions from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Burke started his career as an Operating Systems Specialist at Digital Equipment Corporation and held a wide variety of roles in hardware and software infrastructure, software applications, consulting, and systems integration. Since August 2017, Mr. Burke has served as a board member for EtQ, a private provider of quality management software solutions based in Farmingdale, New York. Additionally, Mr. Burke has served as a board member of Act-On Software, Inc., a private marketing automation SaaS provider based in Portland, Oregon since April, 2018. Mr. Burke was previously a board member for Sitecore Corporation A/S, a private leading web content management and marketing solution provider from 2011 to 2016 and for Exa Corporation, a public company that develops, sells, and supports simulation software and services for vehicle manufacturers from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Burke has a B.S. in Physics from Eastern Michigan University. The Company believes that Mr. Burke’s extensive experience as a CEO and President of technology driven companies that are similar to the Company’s target customers brings valuable strategic and industry-specific insight to the Board and can assist the Company as it implements its sales and marketing strategies.


Bruce Levenson

Director

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    Mr. Levenson has served as a Director since February 2015 and, previously, from 2007 to 2012. Mr. Levenson is the co-founder of UCG, where he has worked since 1977. He also founded Oil Price Information Service, a private company that provides wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels, and natural gas and gas liquids industries and, with other partners, acquired GasBuddy, LLC, which owns a group of local websites that offer a method for users to post and view retail gasoline prices, in 2013. He is currently a partner at UCG and GasBuddy, LLC, where he is involved in company strategy and acquisition efforts. Mr. Levenson is a founding partner of Hyperwave Technologies, LLC, a company that is focused on developing and licensing innovative cooking technologies, and a former partner of LPF Atlanta LLC, which was the former majority owner of the Atlanta Hawks National Basketball Association franchise, and owns the operating rights to the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Levenson is also a former member of the Board of Governors of the National Hockey League. Mr. Levenson holds a B.A. from Washington University and a J.D. from American University. The Company believes that Mr. Levenson’s career of over forty years as a principal in a highly successful specialty publisher, UCG, provides the Board with valuable management and strategic experience in a core market the Company serves.


Roger M. Marino

Director

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    Mr. Marino has served as a Director since 2000. Mr. Marino is an active private investor in numerous technology start-up companies. Since 2001, Mr. Marino founded and has been associated with RMM Group LLC (“RMM Group”), a film production company, and RMM-P, an investment company. Prior to founding RMM Group, Mr. Marino founded EMC Corporation and retired as its President in 1992. Mr. Marino holds a B.S. from Northeastern University and is a member (Emeritus) of Northeastern University’s Board of Trustees. He also serves on two private company boards. Mr. Marino’s extraordinary experience as an entrepreneur who co-founded and then served in various executive positions in a market-leading technology company provides the Board with both executive and sales experience from the perspective of the market in which all of our customers operate.


Perfecto Sanchez

Director

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    Mr. Sanchez has served as a Director since January 2022. Mr. Sanchez is currently the founder and CEO of Keep The Change, a for-purpose marketing consultancy he launched in 2014 to help companies and organizations drive growth and catalyze change. He is also the co-founder of CHPTR, a tech memorialization company and mobile-first community started in 2020 that gathers, shares, and holds memories for loved ones lost. He is currently an advisor to Build in Tulsa, a movement to build the infrastructure for Black multi-generational wealth creation, as well as an owner/adviser at Sunday Beer Co. in his home state of New York. From 2016 to 2018, he served as Chief Marketing Officer for Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit Co. where he helped double their distribution and brand awareness. Prior to that, from 2010 to 2015, he served in senior brand and portfolio strategy roles at The Dannon Company (Danone) and Kraft Foods.


Christina Van Houten

Director

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    Ms. Van Houten has served as a director since 2019. Ms. Van Houten is currently the Chief Strategy Officer for Mimecast Limited, a public email management company, where she is responsible for driving corporate development, product management and market strategy. Prior to joining Mimecast, from 2014 to March 2018, Ms. Van Houten was Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Product Management, at Infor Global Solutions, an enterprise software company that provides comprehensive business solutions. She also served as Vice President, Industry Solution and Strategy, at Infor, from 2011 to 2014. Prior to Infor, she was Vice President of Strategy and Solutions at IBM Netezza from 2010 to 2011. Prior to that, from 2005 to 2010, she served in senior roles at Oracle Corporation. Ms. Van Houten brings to the Board more than two decades of extensive, focused experience in marketing strategy with some of the world’s largest firms as well as significant corporate and business experience.


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