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Pat McGovern, Chairman and Founder, International Data Group

“He is a remarkably talented individual. He has outstanding leadership skills and a great work ethic! Please feel free to put me down as a professional reference if you wish. I am an enthusiastic member of the Alan Bergstein fan club!”

— Pat McGovern, Chairman and Founder, International Data Group

Evilee Ebb, CEO and Publisher, Network World, Inc.

“I loved the packages that he put together on all price points, as well as the fact that his team literally called everyone with a pulse in the last 30 days to generate interest and business. I nearly fainted when I saw his call report lists in the ORB [board meeting]. I’m glad he came to IDG, and IDG is better as a company for having him here.”

— Evilee Ebb, CEO and Publisher, Network World, Inc. (currently GM Consumer Media,

Sarah Fay, President, Isobar

“I’ve known Alan Bergstein for close to 15 years. He has been a leader at both CMP and IDG over that time period and has launched new properties and led efforts to help his companies increase Web presence and revenues. Alan is one of the best in the technology publishing business.”

-Sarah Fay, President, Isobar

Morris R. Levitt, Ph.D.

“Alan Bergstein is a terrific senior media executive with extensive experience in the high-tech, life science and health care markets. He did a great job working with me as a leader and innovator in sales, marketing and product development, especially in the electronic/ Internet space. I was impressed by his ability to develop a wide array of products and sales methods, which attracted many new customers and ultimately translated into profitable revenues.”

— Morris R. Levitt, Ph.D., Managing Director, Life Sciences Practice, Desilva + Phillips, LLC

Former Executive VP and COO, Advanced Technology Division, PennWell; Executive VP and COO; Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Science Division, Advanstar; Founder, President and CEO, Bio-IT World, an IDG company; Director, BPA International