Andrea D’Amato is senior vice president of International Data Group (IDG), the media, marketing services and venture capital organization that operates in nearly 100 countries. D’Amato has been a leader at IDG for more than 20 years. She started with the Network World brand in the United States, where she managed a sales team, created events and eventually took on more responsibilities with its digital, print and custom products. About four years ago, she moved on to a global role focused on sales and brand management of all of IDG’s products and services, which include PCWorld, Macworld, Computerworld, CIO Magazine, InfoWorld and ChannelWorld.
After already leading the company’s international business territory to a 20 percent incremental growth over four years, D’Amato added to her responsibilities with a vast increase in revenue responsibility and more clients and sales categories. She’s now the lead contact for all of IDG’s biggest and most important customers.
D’Amato is a corporate visionary when it comes to both market strategies with clients and working with teams internally to ensure they are set up for success in a constantly changing field. Not only does she tackle the immediate tasks at hand but she takes pride in growing future leaders as well.