The VAR Guy needed an online home. So Nine Lives Media -- a division of Penton -- launched this site. While it's difficult to track down The VAR Guy, here's the contact info and bios for his handlers and site contributors.


Our Sales Team

Eastern Sales Manager: Debbie Kane
Debbie.Kane@penton.com
617-649-0488

Western Sales Manager: Kelly Danziger
kelly.danziger@penton.com
203-295-8416

Traffic/Sales Administration:

Traci Verbaarschott
Traci.Verbaarschott@penton.com


Editorial Content and Research


For questions about daily content, news coverage, research projects and research projects please contact the following sources:

joeDAILY CONTENT: Charlene O'Hanlon is senior executive editor of The VAR Guy and Talkin' Cloud. She oversees each site's daily content, and also plays a key role in our Channel Expert Hour Webcasts, FastChat Videos, and other media projects.

Emailcharlene.o'hanlon@penton.com
Twitter: @CharleneOHanlon


Contributing Bloggers


Our daily bloggers strive to help you understand what's next in the IT channel. Some of our daily bloggers and contributors are independent, so their opinions may not necessarily represent the views of Nine Lives Media, this site’s publisher.


Elliot Markowitz, Contributing Blogger at Large: Markowitz has shaped and influenced top IT media brands for two decades. Most recently senior VP and editorial director at Ziff Davis Enterprise, Markowitz has managed digital content, virtual event and print media strategies for a range of media companies. Within the corporate IT and channel markets, Markowitz built deep relationships with readers while holding key posts at  Nielsen Business Media, Freedom Media (CRM Magazine) and CMP Media (CRN).


The VAR Guy, Blogger at Large: Anonymous. Opinionated. Fast-moving. The VAR Guy has navigated the IT channel since around 1992. Here's his complete bio. And here are all of his blog entries.
Phone: Unlisted.
Email: thevarguy [at] ninelivesmediainc.com.


Christopher Tozzi, Contributing Blogger: Tozzi covers open source and disruptive technologies in the IT channel. A seasoned IT manager and graduate student, Tozzi has blogged for the Nine Lives Media platforms since 2008.

 


Co-Founders


Amy Katz, President, Nine LIves Media

Joe Panettieri, Executive VP and Editorial Director, Nine Lives Media