Nicole Ferraro Named Editor in Chief of Internet Evolution

Ferraro will oversee operations, content, and management of award-winning UBM DeusM Website focused on the future of the Internet

Jan 5, 2012

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicole Ferraro has been promoted to Editor in Chief of Internet Evolution, UBM DeusM's largest Website, where she will handle all day-to-day operations, ensure content quality, and manage its fulltime staff and independent contributors. 

Ferraro has served on the editorial staff of Internet Evolution since its launch in October 2007, and has been pivotal in the site's growth and success. In the last six months alone, the site has been showered in accolades, ranging from Min's Publishers Association's WOW Award for Internet Evolution's 60 Days of Executive Education program, as well as Best Customized Website/Microsite; Internet Evolution was also named Outstanding Website by the Web Marketing Association.

Ferraro was also one of the winners of Min's 2011 People to Watch Awards last month.

"Nicole's is a unique and compelling voice on Internet Evolution, qualities that shine through consistently in her text and video blogs," said DeusM Editorial Director Terry Sweeney. "Her engagement with readers, coupled with her active presence on Facebook and Twitter, have broadened IE's audience and really allowed the site to flourish in the last year."  

Internet Evolution is published by DeusM, a UBM company. IBM is the exclusive sponsor.

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Director of Marketing Services, DeusM
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About Internet Evolution
Founded in October 2007, Internet Evolution ( is the macrosite for news, analysis, and opinion about the future of the Internet. Its award-winning content includes its Thinkernet blogosphere with more than 400 contributors; 7 Days of Executive Education series; and the Smarter Crowd Sourcing Center that draws on the wisdom of the IT masses for solving enterprises' most vexing technology challenges.  

About DeusM
DeusM is an integrated marketing services company owned by UBM plc, targeting the fastest growing segment of the online publishing industry: business social media. The company is led by Managing Director Stephen Saunders, Min's Marketer of the Year 2010. He and the other DeusM principals have built and delivered more than a dozen successful sites and online communities over the last 10 years. DeusM's service is based on a unique platform, called Community in a Box (CiaB), which employs a structured system of proven B2B Web publishing best-practices, combined with a breakthrough integrated multimedia publishing platform ("n-Server") to enable marketers to quickly and profitably set up specialized communities for their target customers.

About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology.  Through its core businesses – media solutions, marketing services, and professional information – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands, applications, and services in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs, IT and IT support managers, Web and digital professionals, software and game developers, government decision makers, and telecom providers) actively participate in UBM TechWeb's communities. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; large-scale online networks such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Gamasutra; research, training, and certification services, including HDI, Pyramid Research, and InformationWeek Analytics; and market-leading magazines such as InformationWeek and Wall Street & Technology. UBM TechWeb is part of UBM Ltd., a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About UBM plc
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting, and monitoring; and the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities – from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists – with integrated events and online and print business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to



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