Etienne Uzac is the co-founder and CEO of IBT Media. Its main product, International Business Times, offers coverage of the most important business and political stories in multiple languages. Uzac wants to take advantage of the current media revolution to reach a bigger and more engaged readership worldwide.
As the CEO of IBTimes, Etienne is responsible for all facets of the business. In his six years at its helm, he has worked on creating a modern and successful digital news organization. The company mission is to foster global economic growth by empowering people everywhere with excellent, insightful and accurate news, analysis and information.
Co-Founder, Chief Content Officer
Johnathan Davis is Chief Content Officer of The International Business Times Inc. He is responsible for digital content strategy across the company's global network, and the deployment and delivery across new and existing platforms. Davis co-founded the company with current Publisher and Chief Executive Etienne Uzac.
Davis previously served as the company's first Executive Editor, establishing global reporting and ethical standards, as well as developing editorial operations across the world. With this framework, IBTimes has grown to serve the needs of over 10 million monthly readers on every continent.
Before IBTimes, Davis worked as an engineer at several semiconductor companies, including Nvidia and S3. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with Computer Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Chief Technology Officer
Michael Lukac is the Chief Technology Officer at International Business Times. He oversees the global IT strategy, design and deployment of all business units.
Prior to his current role in New York, he was based in London and worked as the IT Director at IBTimes UK.
Lukac held various IT titles prior to joining the organization, including the University Hospital Ruzinov in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Lukac received his masters from FEI Technical University at Kosice, Slovakia.
Chief Financial Officer
Allen Goldman is the Chief Financial Officer of IBT Media. His responsibilities include the accounting and financial reporting of the Company. He is an advisor to the CEO for strategic business, financial and financing matters. Allen brings over 30 years of practical, hands on business knowledge and experience to IBT. His career includes being a member of a National Certified Public Accounting Firm, the Chief Financial Officer for several enterprises spanning a wide number of industries, and most recently running a Business and Financial Advisory Consulting Firm.
Mr. Goldman received his BBA and his MBA from Pace University in New York.
Scott Miller is the SVP of Sales at International Business Times, overseeing all global display, video and mobile ad sales and sponsorships. He is also involved with the company's business development and marketing efforts.
Prior to joining International Business Times in May 2012, Mr. Miller was SVP of Digital Sales at North American Media Group, where he led the development of the digital advertising products including display, video, social and mobile. Prior to North American Media Group, he was VP of Global Digital Sales at Bloomberg Businessweek. He also held senior roles at Ziff Davis Media and Ziff Davis Enterprise and was one of the Co-Founders of Professional Social Networks, Inc.
Mr. Miller received a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Oneonta.
SVP Global Operations
Having assisted IBTimes during its formative years on ad hoc basis, Mr. Pragad joined IBTimes full time since 2009 to expand the IBTimes' global network. Based at the London office, he heads the UK edition and co-ordinates various global operations for the headquarters in New York.
Mr. Pragad holds a Ph.D. from King's College London, University of London.
Director of Ad Operations
David Kennedy is the Advertising Operations Director for The International Business Times and leads the Ad Ops team handling all the advertising on their website, IBTimes.com and its satellite sites.
Dave joined IBTimes in August 2011 after building and managing the advertising operations at Accuweather, Inc. for eight years.
After twenty-two years in the Army, Dave retired from the military and went back to school to obtain his degree. He is a graduate of Lock Haven University with a BS in Computer Information Science.
Peter S. Goodman is Global Editor-In-Chief of the International Business Times, supervising the publication's editors and reporters in its main New York newsroom as well as its international sites from the United Kingdom to Australia. An award-winning journalist, Goodman was previously Shanghai bureau chief for the Washington Post, national economic correspondent for the New York Times and executive business and global news editor for the Huffington Post. He is leading a worldwide buildout of IBT, expanding the presence and impact of its growing body of original reporting, providing a growing audience with illuminating, authoritative coverage of the global economy.
Marcus Baram, IBTimes Managing Editor, is a former senior editor at the Huffington Post, where he ran the front page and supervised a team of producers and reporters. Previously, he was a producer at ABC News, an associate news editor at the Wall Street Journal, news editor at the New York Observer and a reporter at the New York Daily News..
His feature writing and investigative reporting has also been published in the New Yorker, the New York Times, New York magazine, Vibe magazine, the Village Voice and the New York Post. And his upcoming biography of the late Gil Scott-Heron for St. Martin's Press is due for publication in early 2014.
Deputy Managing Editor
Mark F. Bonner is the Deputy Managing Editor of the International Business Times, overseeing the editorial direction and content strategy for the publication’s front page. Previously, he was the Managing Editor at Graphis, an international book publisher, and Sotheby’s magazine in New York City. He has provided digital strategy and creative direction to a number of products and business, including Fiverr.com, Corbis and Johnson & Johnson. He has also worked as a Staff Writer for various newspapers in the southeast United States, including the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Baton Rouge Advocate and Mississippi’s Clarion-Ledger.
Senior Editor, Money
Senior Editor, World
Alberto Riva is IBTimes' World News Editor.
Before joining the IBTimes, he was a producer at the radio division of Bloomberg News, a writer and editor at CNN, and a news agency reporter in his native Italy, where he covered politics and business in Milan and Rome.
He serves on the advisory board of the Deadline Club, the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. A political science graduate of the University of Milan, he is fluent in French and Spanish.
Senior Editor, Media & Culture