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New York, NY (PRWEB) March 09, 2015

Alan Glass, Chairman and CEO of CFO Publishing, today announced the appointment of Richard Rivera to President and Chief Operating Officer.

“Rich has excelled in every role that he has taken and I have seen him grow and develop into an extraordinarily effective manager and leader whom I have total trust,” said Glass. “He is ideally suited for continuing the development of the company, its products and our people.”

Mr. Rivera joined CFO Publishing in 2012 and quickly advanced to the role of Senior VP, Chief Content and Product Development Officer. His career has spanned just about every aspect of the media business from information technology to product development to content origination and management of full P&L responsibilities across a wide spectrum of markets and channels.

As President and COO, Mr. Rivera will have overall day-to-day management responsibility for all parts of the business.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this storied organization to the next level of its evolution. We’ve come a long way in a few short years as we’ve dramatically expanded our business to where our events and digital platforms now represent 80% of our overall revenue mix,” said Rich Rivera. “And, as we look ahead, there’s much more growth in store as we continue to innovate and expand, both within existing vertical markets and across new markets, all the while focusing on providing our customers and audiences with the solutions they need to succeed.”


CFO Publishing and its Innovation Enterprise brand are the leading global voice in enterprise information and innovation providing access to cutting edge thought leadership content across 7 distinct channels including Finance, Big Data, Analytics, Strategy, Innovation, Digital, & Operations. We specialize in serving the information needs of the senior finance and business executive with focused and award-winning content targeted to the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Data Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Digital Officer & Chief Technology Officer. In addition to content channels, our products and services include live conferences & summits, on-demand video content, webcasts, white papers, lead generation services, custom events and custom research. Whether it’s delivered online or in person, everything we produce reflects the company’s unshakable belief in the power of information to spur innovation within and across the communities we serve.

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Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) October 5, 2010

Karmasphere, the leader in Big Data Intelligence software, today announced that Richard J. Guth, a software marketing veteran, has joined the company as vice president of marketing and chief marketing officer reporting to chief executive Martin Hall. Guth joins from the open source business intelligence company Actuate, where he was most recently vice president and general manager of the open source strategy group and vice president, solutions marketing. In his new role, Guth assumes responsibility for marketing at Karmasphere including: marketing strategy and programs, demand generation, and product management and messaging.

Rich brings a unique combination of software marketing expertise to Karmasphere. He is one of the true pioneers in open source marketing, and has been consistently successful in devising effective marketing programs leading to commercial awareness, acceptance and growth, commented Hall.

Big data presents tremendous potential for Karmasphere and this opportunity to leverage my experience in achieving market acceptance for enterprise, Internet and open source software products is an ideal fit, commented Guth. Well-designed strategic marketing programs and well-executed go-to-market strategies will be a critical differentiator in Karmaspheres success and I embrace that challenge.

Twenty-Five Year Career Addressing Software Market

Guth has built a 25-year career bringing new software technologies to market including development methodologies, Java-based business intelligence and reporting tools, interactive development environments and web application servers. Guth has held senior product management, marketing and sales positions at NeXT Software, Apple, Sybase, Interactive Development Environments and Index Technologies.

As the vice president of marketing at Sendmail, Inc., one of the first companies to offer commercial value-add products for successful open source projects, Guth was among the first executives developing relationships with and offering value to the open source community, including launching one of the first commercial open source developer sites.

Guth graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science.

About Karmasphere

Karmasphere is a big data intelligence software company bringing Apache Hadoop power to developers and analysts. Karmasphere enables companies to unlock the competitive advantages within their large datasets by providing an easy-to-use class of client-side software. Karmaspheres products, built around the Karmasphere Application Framework, feature independence across any Hadoop environment, easy one-click deployment across any cloud/cluster, and a rich and friendly user-interface to maximize productivity, discovery and insight. For more information please see


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