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SourceMedia, an Observer Capital company, is a diversified business-to-business digital media company serving senior professionals in the financial, technology, and healthcare sectors. Brands include American Banker, The Bond Buyer, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Planning, On Wall Street, Accounting Today, Health Data Management, and Employee Benefit News. Information about SourceMedia is available at www.sourcemedia.com.
- To build a diversified information company comprised of a range of media products that serve related segments of the financial services industry
- To identify and serve dynamic market segments with strong information requirements, and build a series of content, data and marketing services products
- To achieve revenue growth through organic development of our product lines, introduction of new competencies and expansion into new markets with an emphasis on recurring revenue streams
- To acquire businesses and competencies that support our strategy and complement our existing portfolio
- Operate with integrity Conduct ourselves honestly and ethically in all interactions with our colleagues and our customers
- Deliver excellence Lead in our markets by providing professional and high quality products and services
- Remain highly responsive to market needs Continuously innovate and enhance the value of our services by cultivating a deep understanding of audience and client needs
- Create stakeholder value Grow revenues and corresponding profit to enable investment and the progressive development of our businesses
- Strive to be the best business-to-business information company Maintain competitive compensation and benefits, and foster a creative and collaborative work environment
Douglas J. Manoni
Chief Executive Officer
Douglas J. Manoni is the Chief Executive Officer of SourceMedia. Prior to joining SourceMedia, Doug launched and developed Wicks Business Information (WBI) in partnership with a private-equity firm, The Wicks Group of Companies. As founder and CEO of WBI, he was architect of the strategy and involved in all aspects of the company's operations, acquisition selection and integration. The business was sold in two principal transactions to Dow Jones & Company in 2004, and Summit Business Media, in 2007.
Prior to forming WBI, Doug was COO and CFO of Cowles Business Media, Inc. (CBM), and subsequently held the position of CFO at Primedia Enthusiast Publications after CBM was sold to Primedia. Over his 10-year tenure with Cowles and Primedia, Doug helped acquire and manage a diverse media portfolio that comprised business-to-business and special interest consumer magazines, newsletters, databases, conferences and other specialized information products and services.
Doug has managed approximately 60 transactions valued at over $750 million during his information publishing career. He is an active member of American Business Media and a frequent speaker at industry events.
Doug graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, and completed The Management Development Program at the University of Connecticut. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading and walking the coastline of Rhode Island.
Chief Financial Officer
Rebecca Knoop is SourceMedias Chief Financial Officer. She joined the company in 2004 and since then has held numerous positions within the companys finance organization. Rebeccas prior experience includes serving as an executive in finance at ExactTarget, a global Software-as-a-Service leader that provides on-demand software for permission-based email, mobile, and social media marketing. She also worked in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York.
Rebecca is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and the State of Indiana. She holds a bachelors degree in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University.
Rebecca enjoys running and has completed three marathons with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Societys Team In Training to raise money in support of finding a cure.
EVP & Managing Director
Banking & Capital Markets
Karl Elken joined SourceMedia in June 2010 as Executive Vice President & Managing Director of the Banking & Capital Markets Group. With 23 years of experience in management, strategic planning, business development and sales operations, he is responsible for the growth and profitability of more than 60 online, print and live event media assets, for brands such as American Banker, Bank Technology News, The Bond Buyer and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Prior to his current role at SourceMedia, Karl was Senior Vice President of Sales at The Taunton Press where he lead all digital and print sales efforts for franchises that included Fine Homebuilding, Fine Cooking, Fine Woodworking, Fine Gardening, Threads and Craftstylish.
Karl spent the previous 10 years at Ziff Davis Media in a variety of sales management and publisher roles. When he left in 2007, he was the Vice President & Group Publisher of eWeek, CIO Insight and Baseline as well as a member of the executive management team. In the early years of his career, he spent time at International Data Group, Mac Publishing LLC, CMP Media and Lehman Brothers.
Karl received his BS in International Business & Finance from Northeastern University. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two teenage children.
EVP & Chief Content Officer
David Longobardi is Chief Content Officer of SourceMedia. In that role, he oversees the company's editorial activities for all brands, assuring quality and alignment with its overall mission. David led the consolidation of SourceMedia's editorial operations in 2009, accelerating the groups digital transformation over subsequent years. In 2012, he launched and now oversees the company's research capability.
David was previously Editor in Chief of American Banker, the flagship of SourceMedia and its predecessor Thomson Financial Media. In that position, he oversaw an expansion of American Bankers online presence and introduced numerous brand extensions and events. Prior to joining American Banker, David was publisher and editorial director of Securities Industry News, a paid-circulation weekly and conference business. Before that, he was editorial director at Waters Information Services (now a unit of Incisive Media), where he edited Waters magazine and managed a group of financial technology and market data newsletters.
During Davids tenure, SourceMedia content teams have won numerous honors, including American Business Media Neal Awards and awards from the Society of American Business Editors & Writers and the American Society of Business Press Editors. In 2013, American Bankers website was named a BtoB Magazine Top 10 Website of the Year.
David is a member of ABM's editorial council and has been a speaker and writer on media and financial issues and trends. He holds a bachelors degree from Harvard College and a masters in journalism and mass communications from New York University.
EVP & Managing Director, Professional Services Group
As EVP & Managing Director, Adam runs the Professional Services Group, which focuses on three industry verticals investment advisors, accountants and healthcare and includes brands such as Financial Planning, Employee Benefits News, Accounting Today and Health Data Management. He also manages SourceMedias paid subscriptions effort, which is anchored by American Banker, Bond Buyer and Payments Source, and oversees the Marketing Solutions group, which handles over 500 projects a year for an elite group of financial services clients, ranging from research and lead generation to custom content and digital solutions. Based on his prior positions managing sales, marketing, editorial and technology, Adam brings a unique skill set to his current position.
Adams career at SourceMedia began in 2006 as the Group Publisher for the Capital Markets Group, where he launched several M&A products and transitioned a number of print products online, among other accomplishments. Prior to SourceMedia, Adam was a Vice President at Thomson Financial, where he was publisher of the private equity group and ran the research and data group at Venture Economics. Adam started his financial services career in editorial, as a reporter for Investment Dealers' Digest, where he covered capital markets and helped launch the Deals of the Year program. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.
Chief Digital Officer
As the Chief Digital Officer, Minna Rhee is responsible for digital strategy, products and operations for SourceMedia. Minnas career spans various industries and geographies, having worked in banking and consulting before embarking on a career in digital marketing.
Minna was previously the CEO of Zeta Interactive, a full service digital marketing and email services agency. Prior to that, Minna was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Organic, where she was responsible for the management, growth, and development of the New York and London offices, overseeing its strategy, products, clients, and teams. Prior to Organic, Minna held senior executive positions at Razorfish, where she led the life sciences practice and at Viant, where she managed the Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Dallas businesses as well as overseeing some of the firms largest Accounts.
Minna holds an AB from Harvard University and an MBA from The Wharton School.
Senior Vice President
Conferences & Events
John DelMauro has more than 12 years of sales and management experience in the financial B2B media industry. John is currently responsible for the conferences and events business at SourceMedia which produces more than 60 events annually across the financial services industry.
Johns prior role at SourceMedia was as Group Publisher of the Banking and Payments group. In this position he was responsible for managing advertising sales and circulation development for SourceMedias flagship daily newspaper, American Banker, as well as U.S. Banker, Bank Technology News, PaymentsSource, ISO&Agent and Collections & Credit Risk.
Earlier in his career, John held sales positions in the conferences and exposition division of Thomson Media, SourceMedias prior owner, and was the Vice President of Sales at RFID Journal, a technology media company.
John holds a BS in Psychology from St. Johns University.
Senior Vice President
Human Resources and Office Management
Ying Wong is Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Office Management. With more than 16 years of experience as an H.R. professional in financial B-to-B media, Ying has supported SourceMedias recruitment, retention and training initiatives as the company has shifted its focus to digital media and marketing. She is responsible for the strategic direction, policy development and administration of all aspects of human resources, including compensation, benefits, and organizational effectiveness.
Prior to joining SourceMedia, Ying served in numerous leadership positions at Thomson Financial (now Thomson Reuters), where she managed and participated in initiatives including acquisition integration and corporate restructuring. Ying has also held managerial positions at American International Group and The Deal LLC. She is a member of American Business Medias Talent Management Committee. Ying is a graduate of New York University and Baruch College. She earned her masters in human resources management from New School University and senior professional human resource designation from the HR Certification Institute.
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