TechWeb's Internet Evolution Taps Terry Sweeney as Editor in Chief

Apr 28, 2008

TechWeb, the global leader in business technology media, today announced that Terry Sweeney will rejoin the company as the Editor in Chief of Internet Evolution (, a Web 2.0 site dedicated to investigating the future of the Internet. In this newly-created position, Sweeney will be responsible for the management of Internet Evolution's broadband video documentaries and interviews; investigative reports, ThinkerNet blogosphere and user-generated content. He will report to Joseph Braue, TechWeb Senior Vice President and Group Director of Light Reading.

"Since its launch in October, Internet Evolution has been providing a keen perspective on the future of the Internet while rapidly building a diverse and highly vocal community," Braue said. "Terry's well-known technology journalism expertise will help us to expand the breadth and depth of provocative new Internet topics that will continue to engage our audience. We are very excited to welcome Terry to our team."

With more than 20 years of experience in storage, networking, security and wireless, Sweeney has a long history with TechWeb. Prior, he was editor-in-chief of Byte & Switch (, storage networking's most widely read website as well as the founding editor of the IT security website, Dark Reading (http://www.darkreading,com/) and Storage Pipeline. Earlier, Sweeney was news editor at InternetWeek and served as editor-in-chief of the print, online and video content for the ITU's Telecom 99 conference in Geneva,. Sweeney has also contributed to the Washington Post, Crain's New York Business, Red Herring, InformationWeek, Network World and SearchStorage.

Sweeney is based in TechWeb's Irvine, California office and can be reached at

About Internet Evolution

Internet Evolution ( hosts more than 100 world-famous Internet experts -- such as Kevin Mitnick, once the most-wanted computer hacker in the world; Dr. Lawrence Roberts, inventor of packet switching, and one of the world's foremost authorities on telecom network architectures; Jack Uldrich, futurist, scholar, and author; Craig Newmark, the founder of; David Weinberger, technologist and co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto; Howard Schmidt, former White House cybersecurity adviser; and Norman J. Ornstein, political scientist and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) -- all of whom are addressing today's critical socio-economic issues within its ThinkerNet blogosphere. Internet Evolution also offers broadcast-quality broadband video documentaries and interviews; investigative reports; and user-generated content facilitated via the latest Web 2.0 technology. Internet Evolution is a joint production of Light Reading, the world's leading publishing, event and research company focusing on communications service providers and InformationWeek, the largest, most influential community of IT buyers and providers, focusing on driving and setting the agenda for business innovation powered by technology.

About TechWeb (

TechWeb, the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,,, and The Financial Technology Network; and the market leading, award-winning InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, Wall Street & Technology magazines. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research, and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

  *13.3 million business decision-makers: based on # of monthly connections

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