- Senior Vice President and Chief Content Officer
- IDG Communications US
John Gallant brings more than 30 years of editorial and technology experience to his role as Senior Vice President and Chief Content Officer of IDG Communications US. In this role, Gallant works with the editorial leaders of IDGE’s CIO, CITEworld, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, ITworld, Macworld, Network World, PCWorld and TechHive titles, setting content strategy and ensuring that the brands serve their respective audiences with the best online and print products and services in the industry. Gallant also helps drive IDG's strategic efforts around social media.
Gallant, one of Network World’s founders, was formerly CEO and editorial director for the company, where he guided content and business development for print and online, as well as Network World’s seminars and events programs. Gallant is highly visible in the marketplace and frequently speaks at industry conferences. In 2010, Gallant was inducted into min’s Magazine’s Editorial and Design Hall of Fame. He often hosts roundtable discussions on technology and other topics for a wide variety of organizations, including leading vendors, I.T. buyers and industry associations. Gallant also chairs the executive committee of the Boston College Technology Council and is on the board of Dream Big, a non-profit that helps underprivileged girls build confidence through sports.