Our Team

Stephen Saber

CEO

Stephen Saber is the CEO of CrossTech Media. Prior to that Stephen served as President and Director of Exgenex, a full service event and lead management organization providing technology tools and solutions to the event industry, since its inception in 1993. Before launching Exgenex, Stephen served as a managing director at Cambridge Technology Partners, a pre-IPO IT Services organization where he sold and managed multi-million dollar software development projects to re-engineer businesses through innovative uses of technology.

Stephen is also a managing director in several conference and education programs with a focus on K-12 Education, Content Management Technologies, Compliance Solutions, and Communications Strategies.

During his career, Stephen has developed seminars and lectures produced globally for senior IT executives. These programs focused on business remodeling and reengineering as a technique to redefine business processes and implement new technologies. He has spoken in Tokyo, Singapore, and throughout the United States on the topic.

Stephen is currently a guest lecturer at Babson College in the entrepreneurship program speaking to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Stephen received his M.B.A. and B.A. from Harvard University.


Ewan Miah

Chief Strategy Manager

As Ewan himself describes his responsibilities: "I am just distinguishing the noise from the opportunity". Ewan joined as after 5 years of challenging and enriching work at SE Ranking marketing platform (familiarise yourself with SE Ranking by clicking here) where he worked as the product developer. But there is considerably more experience and proven track records in team building, consulting, commercial growth, brand recognition achievements and more behind Ewan’s involvement with Cross Tech Media.

2005 Cambridge University alumni.

Jason Chudnofsky

Chairman, Advisory Board
 For over two decades Jason Chudnofsky has been at the core of the ever-expanding technology events business launching flagship trade shows and expositions in venues across North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Pacific Rim.

In July 1988, Chudnofsky was named President of the Trade Show Division for the Interface Group (owner of Comdex). Later when Interface was acquired by Softbank Corporation of Japan, Jason became President and CEO of Softbank Comdex, Inc. and continued these roles when ZD Events and Key3Media Events acquired the assets of Comdex. Under his leadership these companies developed an irrefutable reputation for bringing together the “buyers and sellers” of the internet in terms of community development, content exchange and global commerce. Under his leadership, Chudnofsky was directly responsible for the leading Business to Business event brands in technology including: Comdex Fall, Networld +Interop, Seybold Seminars, Java One, Windows World and in 1995 and 1996 Pulver Media’s VON Expositions.

From 1990 to 1995 while President of the Interface Group and leading Comdex Events World Wide, Jason was also President and COO of the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, the largest privately-owned exposition center in the United States.

Among Chudnofsky’s accolades he has been named one of the 50 most Influential People in High Tech by Multi Media Magazine and has been deemed one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meeting Industry by Meeting New Magazine. He has also been recognized for his leadership in the exposition industry by serving as Chairman of the Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO), and trustee of the International Association of Exposition Managers (IAEM).

Over the course of his career Chudnofsky has served on the Boards of Directors for a wide variety of business and philanthropic entities including: Folio Exhibits, Inc., Tech Corps, SOFTBANK Japan, Inc., Ziff Davis, Inc., Key3Media Group, Quantum Clicks, Logo Wire, Hook Media, Pulver Media, Next Step Technology, Saigel Productions, Visiting Nurses Association, The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, Hebrew College, Combined Jewish Philanthropy, the Anti-Defamation League, the Museum of Science and the Foundation for Jewish Camp. He is presently Chairman of the Advisory Boards of CrossTech Partners and World Publication Group.

Chudnofsky is a nationally known sales and management training consultant, and prior to joining the Interface Group in 1987 he was the entrepreneurial owner of World Wide Unlimited, a publisher and trade and consumer exposition producer.

Chris Brogan

Entrepreneur in Residence
 Chris Brogan consults and speaks professionally with Fortune 100 and 500 companies like PepsiCo, General Motors, Microsoft, and more, on the future of business communications, and social software technologies. He is a New York Times bestselling co-author of Trust Agents, and a featured monthly columnist at Entrepreneur Magazine. Chris's blog, chrisbrogan.com, is in the Top 5 of the Advertising Age Power150. He has over 11 years experience in online community, social media, and related technologies.

Chris is President of New Marketing Labs, a new media marketing agency serving primarily Fortune 100 and 500 clients, and president of Human Business Works, an online education and community company for small businesses and solo entrepreneurs.

He has 16 years of enterprise telecommunications and wireless experience prior to all this.

 

William R. Sell

Vice President & General Manager

Bill Sell has over 33 years in events and media management. At CrossTech, Bill oversees the Forums hosted events program group and the CrossTech Media portfolio of e-newsletter publications, ITEC and New Marketing Experience/Inbound Marketing Summit conferences, ITEC This Week web TV broadcasts and strategic alliances.

Bill’s past leadership experience includes being a Vice President and General Manager of COMDEX, CeBIT America, and the VON events with responsibilities for audience development, program creation and event sponsorships and sales. Bill also served as the Vice President of Events with Fidelity Investment’s Fidelity Capital/Seaport World Trade Center Boston; and as VP of Planning and Development at IDG’s World Expo, with ComNet and MacWorld Expo as two of the key product groups.

A frequent industry speaker on benefits of face-to-face marketing, Bill is a founding member of the Society of Independent Show Organizers and past chair of the New England chapter of the International Association for Exhibitions and Events.


Contact Bill Sell.


Rich Feeley

Vice President of Operations

Rich Feeley brings a diverse range of skills and nearly 20 years of experience in the operation of large trade shows, conferences, incentive travel and building management. Most recently, Feeley served as VP of Operations at IDG World Expo; producer of Macworld and LinuxWorld, and the Director of Building Services for the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, which includes the new Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and the Hynes Convention Center. Feeley has also served as Director of Operations for major tradeshows such as COMDEX, NetWorld + Interop and Java One, and has played key roles on several high-profile projects including the 1996 Summer Olympics, the 1994 and 2004 Super Bowls, the World War II Memorial Dedication in Washington D.C., and former President William Jefferson Clinton's Keynote address at COMDEX 2000. Feeley began his career in the meeting and incentives business where he developed and managed programs and sales meetings for companies including IBM and CA.