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Carter took leadership of ALM in March 2012, and has since championed acquisition strategies advancing the growth and expansion of markets ALM serves. In 2013 and 2015, Bill was honored as a C-Level Visionary with a Folio: 100 Award.



He joined ALM from Thomson Reuters where he led the successful reorganization and growth of the Small Law Business Unit. An accomplished expert in the digital and legal services industry, he also drove significant value creation at LexisNexis, Epiq Systems, Gerson Lehrman Group and GES Exposition Services.

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Bill Carter

Chief Executive Officer

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Izzo leads the growth strategy for ALM’s legal media brands worldwide, as well as legal reference products and ALM’s Legal Events business. Previously, as SVP & CMO, Izzo raised ALM’s profile through an aggressive marketing and PR strategy, and led the mobile strategy that overcame industry trends by achieving strong circulation growth.



Prior to ALM, Izzo held leadership roles at Thomson Reuters and LexisNexis. He also has experience in the events industry where he served as SVP & GM for GES Exposition Services’ Western U.S. division.


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Lenny Izzo

Group President, Legal Media

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Weiner is responsible for leading the Finance and Insurance media divisions, including investment advisory, employee benefits, life and health and property and casualty groups.

Prior to ALM, Weiner held the same position at Summit Professional Networks and held several leadership roles at Penton Media, including group publisher for the commercial real estate and finance groups. He also worked in consumer markets at Yahoo! Music/Launch and at LAPTOP where he restructured sales and implemented a digital-first strategy.  


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Matthew Weiner

Group President, Finance & Insurance Media

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Miller is responsible for leading the integrated editorial organization to develop synergies between industries, identify new monetization opportunities and engage critical audiences.

Since joining ALM in 2012, Miller has held several leadership positions, including Publisher of The Recorder and Law.com, Chief Content & Product Officer and Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, she held marketing, editorial market planning and product champion roles at Lexis Nexis after practicing law in Cincinnati and reporting for the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Molly Miller

Chief Content Officer

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Mason is responsible for the oversight of the financial strategy and forecasting, business analysis, accounting, treasury, M&A and tax functions, as well as operations responsibilities.

Prior to ALM, Mason held leadership roles in both private and public environments primarily in B2B marketing services industries,serving as an advisor to business leaders and driving efficiencies through process improvements and strategic cost reduction. Previously, Mason held various roles of increasing responsibilities at Ipsos, [X+1], Inc., IPG and Wolf Group.

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Debra Mason

Chief Financial Officer

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Rosen joined ALM as SVP and general counsel in 2014 and oversees all legal matters in the company.



Previously, Rosen was general counsel for Wenner Media where she was responsible for handling all corporate contracts for publications and business divisions as well as overseeing contracts and advising on legal issues on all digital initiatives. Prior to Wenner Media, Rosen was associate general counsel with Penguin Group USA and associate for international law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, and Wharton & Garrison.



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Dana Rosen

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

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Dzekian is responsible for all efforts to attract, retain and develop ALM employees. She manages employee-related programs and advises employees on career, performance and organizational planning.

Previously, she held a senior HR role at both ALM and Summit Professional Networks where she helped guide the company through the acquisition by ALM. Prior to Summit, she held roles of increasing responsibility at KnowledgePoint360 Group and Thomson Reuters (formerly Thomson Healthcare).

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Erin Dziekan

Vice President, Human Resources

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Desiato is responsible for the publishing environment and operations of the real estate division including editorial, budgeting, sales and marketing and online content initiatives.



With ALM, Desiato led the launch of GlobeSt.com, the RealShare Conference Series and Real Estate Media’s (REM) regional magazines. He led the expansion of GlobeSt.com, as well as the revitalization of the website and launch of a new thought leadership platform. He was previously editorial director, group managing director and editor-in-chief of REM.

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Michael Desiato

Vice President & Group Publisher, Real Estate Media

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Saabye is responsible for driving ALM’s digital strategy and overseeing digital product development for ALM products and services.

He joined ALM in 2012 as VP of digital where he oversaw digital products and identified new revenue opportunities. Most recently as VP of Operations, Saabye oversaw the development of scalable business platforms and led the integration of acquired businesses. Prior to ALM, he held various leadership roles in online and print publishing at media companies and publications including the Associated Press.

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David Saabye

Chief Digital Officer

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Aygoren oversees the editorial direction and content for ALM’s Real Estate Media Group, including Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. In her tenure with ALM, she’s held roles of increasing responsibility, including Managing Editor. Aygoren has received several awards for her coverage including Best Trade Magazine Report from the National Association of Real Estate Editors and the James D. Carper Award for Young Journalists. Under her direction, Forum has received four national NAREE awards for Best Commercial Real Estate Trade Magazine.

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Sule Aygoren

Editor-in-Chief, Real Estate media

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Cohen is responsible for the management and P&L of ALM’s nine regional legal operations.



Since joining ALM in 1998, Cohen has held various leadership roles including Group Publisher for the New York and Pennsylvania Legal groups, Senior Financial Analyst for the New York Law Journal and the National Law Journal, Director of Business Operations and Publisher for the Pennsylvania Group where he led the team to top and bottom line growth and margin expansion. Previously, Cohen held senior finance roles at Scholastic and WeiserMazars.

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Hal Cohen

Vice President and Group Publisher, Regionals

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Cooke manages the sales and editorial strategy and identifies opportunities for new products for advertising clients and readers. She rose through the ranks from D.C. reporter in 2000 to editor-in-chief in 2008, and added the role of publisher in 2012. 



She was named to Folio: Magazine’s 2015 Top Women in Media. In 2014 she joined the board of APL Federal Credit Union after serving as an associate volunteer for three years prior. Since 2013, Cooke has served as a chair of the DC Sister Society of the Global Women’s Leadership Network.

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Sarah Snell Cooke

Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Credit Union Times

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Dunn is responsible for overseeing the ThinkAdvisor Group of ALM’s Finance division including ThinkAdvisor.com, Investment Advisor and Research magazine.

Prior to ALM, Dunn held roles of increasing responsibility during his 9 years with Summit Professional Networks, where he began working closely with the ThinkAdvisor Group of publications. Dunn was a top performing account executive before assuming responsibility as national advertising director, and later associate publisher then publisher. Previously, Dunn was inside sales manager for SourceMedia’s wealth management group.

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Adam Dunn

Publisher, Investment Advisory Group

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Fischer oversees all editorial content for the New York Law Journal including the daily delivery of breaking new and analysis to the New York legal community.



Fischer began as a senior editor for The American Lawyer in 1985 before the magazine was acquired by ALM. She was also the deputy managing editor of the New Jersey Law Journal and senior editor for the Manhattan Lawyer, a weekly publication for young lawyers. She joined the New York Law Journal as managing editor in 1989 and was named editor-in-chief in 2001.

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Kristina Fischer

Editor-In-Chief, New York Law Journal

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Frerking oversees reporters and editors across the country for The National Law Journal. Under her direction, NLJ staff has been honored with American Society of Business Publication Editors’ annual Azbee Awards and Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards. 



Previously, while a top editor at POLITICO, she helped launch the POLITICO Network. At the Dallas Times Herald, she was on a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. While at Newhouse News Service, she received two National Headliner awards.


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Beth Frerking

Editor-in-Chief, The National Law Journal

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Green oversees the editorial functions of ThinkAdvisor.com, Investment Advisor magazine and Research magazine. 



Green has 30 years of experience in print and electronic journalism. Previously, he has held lead editorial roles at Tele/Scope and The New York Times. 


In 1999 he joined what was then Dow Jones Investment Advisor as managing editor and rose through the ranks from managing editor, editor-in-chief, as well as editorial director of Investment Advisor and Wealth Manager in 2008 before assuming his current role in 2009.

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James Green

Group Editorial Director, Investment Advisor

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Grezlak is responsible for the editorial operations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Connecticut.



He started as a reporter for The Legal Intelligencer in 1993 and was named editor-in-chief in 2005. After a promotion to associate publisher in Pennsylvania in 2012, he was named Northeast regional editor-in-chief in January 2013.



He has won numerous journalism awards, most recently the 2013 Keystone Press Award for investigative journalism and the 2013 Schnader Print Media award for editorial/column writing.

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Hank Grezlak

Regional Editor-In-Chief, Northeast & Associate Publisher

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Haj oversees the editorial operations in Florida, Georgia and Texas, as well as the International Latin America supplements.



Previously, while at the Houston Chronicle, he directed the newsroom’s coverage of Hurricane Ike in 2008, earning recognition as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in Breaking News. With the Miami Herald, he was part of the newsroom team that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of Hurricane Andrew in 1992. He is also a member of the selection committee for the Knight Fellowships at Stanford.

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George Haj

Regional Editor-in-Chief, ALM

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Harrison oversees the editorial direction and content strategy of ALM’s award-winning legal technology media brand. She also serves on the advisory board of Legaltech, the largest and most prestigious legal technology event in the world. 



Her professional background includes tenures as editor-in-chief of InsideCounsel, executive editor at TMCnet, founding editor-in-chief of Executive Decision magazine and online editor at Scholastic Library Publishing. Harrison began her professional career in 1998 as a newspaper reporter in Connecticut.

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Erin Harrison

Editor-in-Chief, Legaltech News

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Holbrook is responsible for overseeing print and digital editorial content for National Underwriter Life & Health and Retirement Advisor.

Prior to ALM, she was executive managing editor of National Underwriter Life & Health at Summit Professional Networks where she was responsible for creating unique content in a digital-first environment. Previously, she held increasing roles of responsibility at Risk Management magazine, as well as editorial roles at Club Publications and a fixed income-trading role with Florida-based Atlantic Advisors.

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Emily Holbrook

Editor-in-Chief, Life & Health Group

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Kleman is responsible for leading the editorial strategy of The American Lawyer website, magazine and digital newsletters including various international editions. She and her team harness the data-rich resources of ALM to insightfully cover news, trends and signature law firm rankings. 



Previously, she was editor-in-chief of Consumer Reports, reporter and editor at the St. Petersburg Times and a reporter at The Tampa Tribune. Kleman is an adjunct associate professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.



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Kimberly Kleman

Editor-in-Chief, The American Lawyer

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Maheu is responsible for leading the combined professional publishing division at ALM to offer cross-vertical premium and expert-authored content to our customers..

Before being promoted, Maheu was Managing Director of the Professional Publishing division at ALM. Prior to ALM, she held roles of increasing responsibility at Summit Professional Networks including managing content for National Underwriter group and directing online product development. She also held roles at LexisNexis, Lyons & Fries and Progressive Insurance.

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Kelly Maheu

Vice President, ALM Practical Insights

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Editor-in-Chief of The Recorder since 2012, Mitchell was also assigned to Law.com in November 2015 to lead the rollout of an “adaptive news” model to draw new subscribers and expand ALM’s reach with existing customers.



In 1990, Mitchell got his start working on The Recorder’s pioneering website, callaw.com before reporting on the state Supreme Court and then moving up to editing.

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Gregory Mitchell

Editor-in-Chief, The Recorder and Law.com

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Moore manages the portfolio of products in the NU Property & Casualty Group including National Underwriter Property & Casualty, Claims magazine and PropertyCasualty360.com.

Prior to ALM, Moore served as publisher of Life Insurance Selling in Summit Professional Networks' NU Life & Health vertical. He has extensive experience in the b2b publishing market, including the development and management of trade shows and other new products.

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John Moore

Group Publisher, Property Casualty Group

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Paonita oversees the digital and print coverage of Corporate Counsel and InsideCounsel, managing editors and reporters and representing the voice of the readership. Under his leadership, Corporate Counsel has won numerous Azbee and Neal Awards for its editorial coverage.



He began with ALM as an assistant editor for The National Law Journal and worked his way up to assistant managing editor, during which he worked with the team that won a George Polk award.

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Anthony Paonita

Editor-in-Chief, Corporate Counsel

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Patterson is responsible for directing and coordinating efforts of all departments contributing to the Employee Benefits Group. She came to Benefit Selling magazine after the second issue and launched Benefits Selling Expo in 2005 and BenefitsPro in 2011. 



Previously, she was Publisher of ColoradoBiz magazine, a business magazine for C-level executives. Prior to media, she worked in finance sales functions at Park Western Financial and Vectra Bank Colorado. She was salesperson of the year three times when owned by Wiesner Media.


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Tamara Patterson

Group Publisher, Employee Benefits Group

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Pierce is responsible for the national legal brands, ALM’s reprints and licensing and the custom business to consumer publishing group. He directed an international strategy that launched 14 new events worldwide in less than two years; and launched ALM’s marketing solutions division, which brought in $1M in its first year. 



Previously, he held leadership roles at Pacific Merchant Capital, BriteVision Media and The Nielsen Company. He was named to Folio: Magazine’s “Top 50 Most Influential People in Media”.

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Scott Pierce

Vice President & Group Publisher

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Rodwell manages the development and growth of each brand in the Life & Health group. She not only oversees a dynamic sales team, but also directly manages several key accounts for the group. 



Previously, she was associate publisher for WiesnerMedia before joining Summit Professional Networks. With Summit, she helped shape Senior Market Advisor and National Underwriter Life & Health brands before being appointed to lead the entire Life & Health group. She serves as a National Board Director for Women in Insurance and Financial Services.

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Tashawna Rodwell

Group Publisher, Life & Health Group

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Wilson oversees all editorial content for the Employee Benefits Group at ALM, including Benefits Selling magazine, Benfitspro.com and Benefits Selling Expo.

Previously, Wilson held managing editor roles within Summit Professional Network’s Life and Health division with ProducersWeb and Retirement Advisor magazine. During his time with those publications, they were honored with American Society of Business Publication Editors’ annual Azbee Awards.

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Paul Wilson

Editor-in-Chief, Benefits Selling

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Cohen is responsible for the management and P&L of ALM’s nine regional legal operations.



Since joining ALM in 1998, Cohen has held various leadership roles including Group Publisher for the New York and Pennsylvania Legal groups, Senior Financial Analyst for the New York Law Journal and the National Law Journal, Director of Business Operations and Publisher for the Pennsylvania Group where he led the team to top and bottom line growth and margin expansion. Previously, Cohen held senior finance roles at Scholastic and WeiserMazars.

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Hal Cohen

Vice President and Group Publisher, Regionals

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Dicker is responsible for over 150 global events annually including conferences, recognition events and Legaltech, the largest legal technology event of the year. Under his leadership, ALM launched the recognition and international events groups, which increased revenue upwards of $3M.



Previously, he held director roles at Miller Freeman/Thalheim Expositions and Advanstar Communications, where he managed their full portfolio of events including The Premium Incentive Show, The Back to School Show and the International Fur Fair.

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Henry Dicker

Vice President Global Events

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Hanan is responsible for defining the ALM brand and bringing the ALM brand voice and story to life through internal and external communications and design solutions. Since joining ALM, she has held various leadership roles within ALM Corporate Marketing, including brand and product marketing for legal media brands and intelligence products.



She has a broad background in integrated marketing and communications, including at the Associated Press and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.

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Amy Hanan

Vice President, Strategic Communications and Creative Services

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Heitsenrether leads ALM’s expanding suite of marketing solutions practices, designed to help clients with a wide range of marketing challenges. He and his team of content and marketing strategists are responsible for the end-to-end creation, management and execution of integrated marketing programs. He also oversees marketing and sales enablement for ALM’s insurance and finance divisions. 



Previously, he held the same title at Summit Professional Networks. Prior to Summit, he held various leadership roles at Ziff Davis Enterprise.

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Joshua Heitsenrether

Vice President Marketing Solutions

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Larranaga is responsible for managing the business strategy for ALM’s Legaltech News.

Prior to ALM, he held leadership roles at Integrated Media Solutions, Northstar Travel Media, Lebhar-Friedman, Advanstar Communications and VNU. In addition to the legal industry, his media experience spans the healthcare, corporate travel, and restaurant industries, among others. Under Tom’s leadership, Legaltech News has launched multiple new digital initiatives and increased its print publishing frequency.

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Tom Larranaga

Publisher, Legaltech News

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Milloy is responsible for the management and oversight of the legal media sales organization.

Prior to ALM, Milloy held roles of increasing responsibility during his tenure at Thomson Reuters. Most recently as Director of Sales, he transformed sales teams and delivered strong revenue and renewal performance year after year.

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Allan Milloy

Vice President, Legal Media Sales

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Pierce is responsible for the national legal brands, ALM’s reprints and licensing and the custom business to consumer publishing group. He directed an international strategy that launched 14 new events worldwide in less than two years; and launched ALM’s marketing solutions division, which brought in $1M in its first year. 



Previously, he held leadership roles at Pacific Merchant Capital, BriteVision Media and The Nielsen Company. He was named to Folio: Magazine’s “Top 50 Most Influential People in Media”.

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Scott Pierce

Vice President & Group Publisher

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Thompson is responsible for the development and execution of revenue-driving marketing, sales and content initiatives for ALM.

Since joining ALM’s real estate group in 2002, Thompson has cultivated collaborative relationships and effectively launched new digital platforms and innovative marketing solutions programs.

In 2015, Thompson was selected to lead ALM’s events marketing center of excellence as well as legal and intelligence/consulting vertical marketing in addition to real estate.

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Scott Thompson

Vice President Marketing, Legal, Real Estate and Intelligence/Consulting

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Peter is responsible for developing new products and product extensions for the customers ALM serves. He is currently driving several initiatives related to impact of technology on the markets served by ALM including cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Digital Automation, and Big Data & Analytics.
Peter has more than 25 years of experience managing all aspects of digital transformation of business-to-business information products, including live events, web sites, research, and publications.

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Peter Westerman

Vice President, Market Development

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Burchfield oversees research and analysis for ALM’s Legal and Consulting Intelligence teams.

Prior to ALM, he was a senior consultant and as operations manager of the Business Planning Solutions group at IHS Global Insight where he led strategic planning consulting in energy, consumer products and manufacturing industries. Previously, Burchfield was a consultant to American Indian Tribal Nations at Taylor Policy Group and an economic consultant at Compass Lexecon (an FTI company), where he worked for energy and transportation clients.

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Erick Burchfield

Managing Director

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Gault is responsible for all advertising sales for the ALM Experts and Lawjobs/Classified departments and for all online and print subscription sales for VerdictSearch. 



Gault’s success in selling advertising in the ALM Experts Department as well as online subscriptions and advertising for VerdictSearch earned him a promotion to sales manager of ALM Experts in 2008 before being promoted again to his current role. Gault was honored as a member of ALM’s President’s Club in 2014. 


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James Gault

Director of Sales, ALM Experts, VerdictSearch & Lawjobs/Classifieds

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Orenstein leads ALM’s Legal Intelligence division, which provides information and analysis to aid decision-making in the practice and business of law.



Orenstein joined ALM in 2015 with more than 20 years of experience in media and communications. Prior to ALM he led research at CEB around the challenges faced by Corporate Communications executives and assisted executives in applying the insights. Previously, he led business development for Time Warner and served as the Global Director of Business & Intelligence at The Associated Press. 



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Joshua Orenstein

General Manager, ALM Legal Intelligence

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Rodenhauser directs all business activities for ALM’s consulting unit and manages ALM’s advisory business, providing strategic planning services to companies in professional services.



Prior to ALM, he founded and operated Consulting Information Services, LLC, an independent advisory practice to the management consulting and IT services industries. Earlier in his career, he helped develop and execute the marketing and communication strategies for several Fortune 500 companies, including Electrolux, The Limited and Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

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Thomas Rodenhauser

General Manager, ALM Consulting Intelligence

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Ryles leads the ALM Financial Intelligence unit, including sales, product development and strategic planning.



He joined Judy Diamond Associates in 2003 as assistant researcher and has since held roles of increasing responsibility and leadership. In his 12 years with Judy Diamond Associates, the company has doubled its revenue per employee. Ryles has overseen the creation and launch of several new products, including the implementation of “Gold” versions of the existing products that led to the group’s first million-dollar product line.

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Eric Ryles

Managing Director, ALM Financial Intelligence

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