Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTGT) today announced that effective May 3, 2016, it elected Mike Cotoia as Chief Executive Officer. Cotoia was also elected to the Board of Directors of the Company. Greg Strakosch has assumed the role of Executive Chairman, and will continue to serve as Chair of TechTarget’s Board of Directors and assist Cotoia with long-term strategy and investor relations, among other things.
“As TechTarget transitions from primarily providing quarterly marketing campaigns to an increased focus on providing our customers with purchase intent data under long-term contracts, now is the right time for Mike Cotoia to become CEO,” said TechTarget Executive Chairman Greg Strakosch. “Mike’s knowledge of our business, his work ethic and get-it-done attitude make him the perfect choice to lead this transition. I am very optimistic about the future of our company under Mike Cotoia’s leadership,” continued Strakosch.
Cotoia joined TechTarget in 2002, and since 2012 has served as TechTarget’s Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company. Previously, he held the positions of Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President of Sales, and Vice President and Publisher of TechTarget’s Storage, CIO and Channel Media Groups, the latter of which he launched in 2006. Prior to joining TechTarget, Cotoia held positions at EMC Corporation, SANZ and Deloitte.
“I joined TechTarget in 2002 fully committed to the vision and roadmap our executive leadership laid out for our success in the market and I am honored to be named CEO of TechTarget during this very exciting time in our company’s history. Our 17 years of unparalleled investments in content, audience acquisition and product innovation has enabled us to become a strategic data and digital marketing provider for our enterprise technology sales and marketing clients,” said Mike Cotoia, CEO, TechTarget. “B2B technology companies are investing heavily in order to become better data-driven organizations, and TechTarget’s purchase intent data is the key component in order to help them achieve that goal,” continued Cotoia.
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