International Data Group Welcomes Genevieve Juillard as Chief Executive Officer

International Data Group Welcomes Genevieve Juillard as Chief Executive Officer

International Data Group, a leading market intelligence and data platform for the technology industry, today announced the appointment of Genevieve Juillard as Chief Executive Officer, effective September 5th, 2023. The appointment builds on other recent additions to IDG’s leadership team, including Tiziana Figliolia, who joined as Chief Financial Officer in May 2023.

Ms. Juillard is a proven operator with nearly two decades of experience scaling the businesses of increasingly large and complex organizations and leading high-performance teams to execute transformation and growth initiatives. She brings significant people, strategic planning and operational skills to continue expanding IDG’s leading proprietary data products and technology platforms, and a global business perspective, having held executive roles in ChicagoLondon and Australia. Prior to joining IDG, Ms. Juillard spent more than 15 years at Experian, most recently as President of the Experian Marketing Services, where she led the strategic transformation of the business, including the acquisition and integration of Tapad. She previously served as Managing Director of Global Expansion within Experian’s Credit Services business, where she led the expansion of Experian’s global product, data and innovation capabilities, and as President of the US Consumer Credit Bureau.

“We are thrilled to welcome Genevieve as CEO as we continue to build on IDG’s long history of innovation and commitment to expanding knowledge across the world through trusted content and data,” said Steve Singh, Executive Chairman, Board Member at IDG. “Genevieve brings a keen understanding of how to build and lead impactful teams and has achieved transformational results throughout her career, positioning her to achieve our growth objectives. With the continued support of Blackstone, the Board and I look forward to partnering with Genevieve and IDG’s experienced and tenured leadership team to propel the Company’s continued evolution and focus on taking decisive steps to anticipate and meet the needs of tomorrow’s customer.”

“IDG has been ingrained in the global tech community for nearly 60 years, serving top digital companies around the world with a connected global team, and I could not be more excited for the opportunity to join at a pivotal time for the business and industry,” said Ms. Juillard. “I am confident that IDG is uniquely positioned to capitalize on tailwinds in the technology, data and information sectors with incredible opportunities ahead of us. IDG has a talented team to accelerate long-term growth, drive operational excellence and deliver value for all our stakeholders, and I look forward to what we will accomplish together.”

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“As a leader in the global technology data and analytics ecosystem, IDG continues to innovate to help its customers and partners navigate a continually changing technology landscape,” said Vikram Suresh, Senior Managing Director, Private Equity and Peter Wallace, Global Head of Core Private Equity at Blackstone. “Since first partnering with IDG in 2021, we have been impressed with the team’s ambitions, focus on finding the best solutions for its customers and partners and the growth IDG has been able to achieve. We are proud to support Genevieve as IDG’s next CEO and believe she is the ideal person to lead IDG in its next chapter of growth.”

Ms. Juillard holds a B.S. and B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA and MPP, Management & Public Policy from UCLA Anderson School of Management. She also serves as a Director on the Board of Innovid, an independent CTV advertising and measurement platform.

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