Ziff Davis Strengthens its Reseller Channel Editorial Team

I think one of the leading voice for resellers is CMP Media’s VarBusiness which has a print magazine and online web site.
However, Ziff Davis recently announced that its The Channel Insider is building a strong team of veteran channel and technology journalists.
Ziff Davis Internet has named Elliot Markowitz as Editor-at Large of The Channel Insider. Markowitz is currently Editorial Director of Ziff Davis Internet’s eSeminar business. Serving under executive Editor Matthew Rothenberg, Elliot, in his expanded role will help guide the direction and content of the site as well as write a weekly column on the most pressing channel topics. Markowitz is a 15-year technology publishing veteran and was previously Editor-in-Chief of CRM Magazine and the destinationCRM.com website and related live events. Markowitz also spent 11 years with CMP Media’s award-winning weekly newspaper Computer Reseller News (CRN), where he held many key editorial positions including Editor.
In addition, Pedro Pereria joins The Channel Insider as contributing editor covering the major trends and issues facing the reseller and distribution communities. Pereira brings to The Channel Insider more than 16 years of writing and editing experience. Pereira is a veteran channel reporter, having worked for CRN for seven years, the last two as news editor and channel columnist. For the last three-and-a-half years, he worked for business intelligence software company Information Builders, where he was Editor of their technical newsletters.
Lastly, Benny Lorenzo, General Partner at Aspira Capital Management has also joined The Channel Insider as a guest columnist. Lorenzo is deeply respected in the technology industry and channel community with more than 30 years of business and technology experience. Lorenzo has held various manufacturing, engineering, sales, marketing and product management positions with AT&T and IBM, was a portfolio manager at P.A.W. Partners and served as Senior Vice President of Equity Research at Dillon, Read & Co. Inc., General Partner at Volpe, Welty & Co., and Vice President at LF Rothschild & Co. Inc. He was also a Contributing Editor to CRN for more than 10 years.
Ziff Davis Internet’s The Channel Insider launched in the winter of 2003, provides its large and loyal audience with up-to-the-minute news on a range of enterprise subjects ranging from solutions to end-users at small-to-medium- size businesses, to building and integrating complex systems and networks for enterprise-level organizations. Organized into several distinct and easy-to-read sections, Ziff Davis’ The Channel Insider enables users to obtain information quickly and easily in the following areas:
* Reviews: New products and technologies that are compared and analyzed
* Selling: Strategies on attracting new customers
* Integration: Informative technology articles on how to integrate
everything from a desktop PC to a turnkey enterprise software
application
* Support: Strategies for supporting and training customers and employees
* Resources: Educational and timely white papers and research

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