SmartBrief CEO Named C-Level Visionary on Folio: 100

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Nov. 1, SmartBrief President and CEO Rick Stamberger was honored as a “visionary” in the publishing industry at Folio: Magazine’s annual Folio: 100 Awards. The awards recognized “media innovators, entrepreneurial thinkers and disrupters” from every sector of the magazine media industry. The awards presentation was held at the Folio: Show in New York City.

“I’m pleased to be honored this year, but the credit belongs to our extraordinary team and our association partners who have made SmartBrief a digital success story,” Stamberger said.

Stamberger co-founded SmartBrief in 1999 in partnership with Dan O’Brien and Tom Wheeler. The company developed the association partnership publishing model and has become the leading digital media publisher of targeted professional news and information.

SmartBrief is the leading digital media publisher of targeted business news and information by industry, serving nearly 6 million senior executives, thought leaders and industry professionals. By combining technology and editorial expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with leading trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities.



Megan Anderson, SmartBrief, 202-517-1231