As an industry veteran, Gary Beach brings over ten years of information technology (IT) publishing experience and knowledge to his role as publisher of CIO Magazine. Beach’s primary responsibility at CIO is to create new business opportunities for International Data Group’s (IDG) fastest growing publication and its related products. He plans to further educate the community of the importance of reaching chief information officers and other management executives with IT vision.
Beach is widely recognized for his role in founding the U.S. Tech Corps, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving education through technology. He also serves on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National IT Workforce Committee.
During his tenure at IDG, Beach has also served as CEO of IDG’s Computerworld and Network World magazines. Prior to joining IDG, he held several executive positions at McGraw-Hill. A prolific public speaker, Beach has testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem. Beach is an overseer at the Computer Museum in Boston and serves on the Board of Directors for both Gifts in Kind and NetDay.