“I’ve known Alan Bergstein for close to 15 years. He has been a leader at both Sarah FayCMP 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 

“I’ve known him almost 20 years and can tell you he’s a real good guy and a very effective salesman and sales manager.”

— Jeff Edman, President and CEO
PC World Communications

Adam Marder Team Builder
“Alan is a leader. As a role model, he is inspirational to his people. He is a true believer in teamwork and has a strong sense of always wanting to exceed expectations. It’s important to the success of the Business Technology Group to have Alan as part of the team.”

— Adam Marder, CFO, CMP Media; former President, CMP Business Technology Group

Capel StatesCollaborative
“I’ve known and worked for Alan on and off for 15 years and found him to be an open and honest collaborator, effective sales manager and creative publication executive. We did a lot of great work for clients together. He’s a good motivational guy and gives you the tools you need to do your job.”

— Capel States
The New York Times

“He was articulate, smart and to the point. Alan Bergstein did for my group in two hours what I’ve been trying to get done for two years.”

— Patricia H Grady, COO
Vicon Publishing Inc.

Morris Levitt, Ph.D.Flexible, Innovative, Drives Profits
“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. 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

“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_EbbThorough and Diligent
“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.

Analytical, Creative, Practical
“Alan Bergstein provided the New England Journal of Medicine with a professional, in-depth analysis of a potential growth-market opportunity. He was thorough in scope, attentive to our questions and concerns, and creative yet practical in his recommendations, which will enable our organization to make more educated decisions on a shorter timetable than if we had been able to do this ourselves.” 

— Christopher Lynch, Vice President for Publishing,
The New England Journal of Medicine, Massachusetts Medical Society

Gwyn ThakurMarket Savvy
“Alan Bergstein has always been on the leading edge when it comes to trends in the industry. He is smart, technical, personable, professional and supportive. I have tremendous respect for Alan; his hand is always on the pulse of what is happening, and he is willing to work with you to achieve the best outcome for the customer.”

— Gwyn Thakur, President
Effective Marketing–

Accurate and On Target
“Alan, your research was very well received. It provided an important perspective on the competitive landscape and was instrumental in our decision-making.”

— Jim Hannan, CEO and Group Publisher
Engel Publishing Partners

Thanks very much for this and for the work you did for the Engels. Much appreciated.”

— Chris Brown, President and CEO,
Institutional Investor (parent company of Engel Publishing Partners)