John Gallant is president and editorial director of Network World Inc., and sets the strategy for the newsweekly, which serves over 170,000 readers in corporate network IT. He also guides the content and business development for Network World online, as well as Network World’s seminars and events programs.
John Gallant is highly visible in the marketplace and frequently speaks at industry conferences. He has been named by Technology Marketing magazine as one of the most influential people in computer journalism, and was cited as one of the “most visionary editors-in-chief” by Press Access.
Mr. Gallant is executive producer for Vortex, an invitation-only executive conference for the enterprise IT industry, and was cited as Best Conference Host by Conferenza for his Vortex work. Vortex itself was named one of the Best Places to Schmooze by Business 2.0 magazine.
John Gallant’s 20 years of expertise in covering the technology industry has been tapped by top-tier television media outlets, including CNN, CNNfn, CNBC, NPR, and Bloomberg. He often hosts roundtable discussions on technology and other topics for a wide variety of organizations, including leading vendors, IT buyers, and industry associations. He also serves on the executive committee of the Boston College Technology Council.