IBT Media, a global news organization, today announced that Marc Perton has joined as Editorial Director, Tech. In the newly created role, Perton will be in charge of IBT Media’s portfolio of brands in the technology vertical and will develop new technology-focused websites. He will be based out of IBT Media’s New York City headquarters and will report directly to Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer, Johnathan Davis.

“As IBT Media develops its existing tech brands and expands by launching new sites within the vertical, we want to have a comprehensive approach to coverage for the ever-crucial technology beat,” said Davis. “Marc has a keen sense of audience development and critical eye for news. We’re thrilled to add him to our growing team.”

Marc has a keen sense of audience development and critical eye for news. We're thrilled to add him to our growing team.

Johnathan Davis, Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer

Perton will build a team of technology reporters to launch, steward, and increment several consumer-facing technology websites and will be responsible for planning, hiring, growing readership, and escalating the brands and online experience. Perton will work across editorial, technology and business teams.

Perton joins the company from Havas Worldwide where he was a creative director of content. He has a deep history in digital news, having previously served as Editor-in-Chief of Engadget, Director of Content for GDGT, Executive Editor of Online Media for Consumer Reports and Executive Producer for Oxygen Media. Perton has also held positions at iVillage, Citi, United Online and Big Think.

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About IBT Media

IBT Media is a global news organization, delivering news and insight to over 90 million monthly readers around the world. With innovations across its newsrooms and platforms, IBT Media engages a new generation of readers with content that speaks to their interests, analysis that serve their businesses and insight to make sense of a globally connected world. Properties include International Business Times, Newsweek, Medical Daily, Latin Times, iDigitalTimes and Fashion Times. For more information, visit: corp.ibt.com