Glenn is president and chief executive officer of CDM Media, a leading global custom design marketing company.
Joining the company in 2005 as VP sales, Glenn rose rapidly, serving in key leadership positions within the IMS division, corporate development and integrated marketing unit. Named to lead CDM Media in 2007, Glenn led the company's highly successful year to record profits and major growth.
With the goal of establishing CDM Media as the world's leading B2B technology marketing company, Glenn has sharpened CDM Media's strategic focus and concentrated its investments on three long-term growth opportunities: integrated media services, strategic business summits and custom design marketing solutions for leading global technology companies.
At the same time, Glenn has improved CDM Media's operating efficiency and execution as well as its financial performance and customer focus. The result has been increasing growth and profitability, creating greater value for customers and establishing a stronger competitive position.
Prior to joining CDM Media, Glenn spent seven years at an international publishing company, where he held a variety of management, operations, sales and marketing roles that culminated in his two-year tenure as SVP Global Operations. His leadership was marked by successful efforts to substantially improve sales, bolster the position of the company's product line and build a strong executive team.
Ross is vice president of sales, overseeing sales and event execution of our vertical business summits in North America. Ross has extensive experience in telecommunications where his career has seen him work in many of the world's emerging markets including China, India, Central Africa, Russia and the Middle East.
Before joining CDM Media in 2007, Ross previously worked at an international publishing company running what was then known to be their emerging markets division. His tenure there lasted for seven years where he was instrumental in providing extremely focused marketing platforms for Fortune 2000 companies in emerging sectors.
Ross, a native Australian, enjoys soccer, tennis, rugby union and fine cuisine.
Rob joined CDM Media in early 2009 and is responsible for managing the business development of new and existing summit concepts, together with managing all business processes during each event lifespan. This includes venue sourcing, event logistics, managing relationships with all attendees and final product delivery. Rob also works exclusively with the CDM Media C-suite executive network to drive each project content committee, the overall theme of each summit and the agenda topics that are covered during the live event. Rob boasts huge experience in event management and has produced multiple events around the world. Before joining CDM Media, Rob was head of events for a U.K.-based media company, a position he held for five years.
Prior to his career in event management, Rob worked for many years at the BBC as a radio and television sports broadcaster and commentator. This role involved him conducting continuous live feeds and interviews with both players and coaches, as well as full uninterrupted live commentary on soccer matches in the U.K. Rob also used to be the "eye in the sky" travel news presenter, broadcasting live traffic news bulletins from 2,000 feet in the air in an airplane.
Rob enjoys playing and watching soccer and is an avid Tottenham Hotspur supporter. He also enjoys golf.
Rhys is responsible for all the operational aspects of CDM Media, providing a platform for our staff to continue to deliver the best B2B Marketing products in the marketplace and ensuring that the company's everyday activities run smoothly. Consequently, Rhys works closely with all areas of the business and his responsibilities are broad. They include:
Rhys' background is in sports event management, business and law. Before joining CDM Media, Rhys was a corporate and commercial lawyer at an international law firm in the City of London, and before that, president of a U.K. University Sports Union. Outside of work, Rhys is a keen sportsman, whether on snow, sea or more solid ground. He is also a life-long fan of Liverpool Football Club.
Mark is vice president of CDM Media's SBS Division. He is responsible for leading all aspects of sales for both North America and Latin America, and for driving profitable revenue growth and customer satisfaction. Previously, Mark was sales director with the SBS Division heading up a sales team that was focused on growing CDM Media's vertical based projects. He also served as an account manager on the Major accounts team.
Prior to joining CDM Media, Mark held sales and sales management jobs for a number of startups and established media and technology companies where he drove revenue growth and managed profitability. Mark also trained as a civil and military pilot.
Mark enjoys numerous sporting interests, namely rugby, soccer and golf.
Mike is responsible for human resources operations at CDM Media and is charged with building the infrastructure and processes that will enable the company to attract, develop, motivate and retain the talent needed to achieve its business objectives.
Mike's role has nationwide coverage as he continues to drive and acquire talent that covers our U.S. expansion in 2011. Mike has more than 12 years of experience in the marketing and events world and has worked in Australia, London and New York in his tenure.
Before joining CDM Media, Mike held a number of senior management positions for two international publishing and event organizations, as well as News Corporation and Hilton International.
In his spare time, Mike likes to watch soccer, baseball and enjoys organizing social CDM Media events.