Connectiv Announces the 30th McAllister Top Management Fellowship

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Connectiv Announces the 30th McAllister Top Management Fellowship
Douglas J. Manoni, CEO of SourceMedia named 2016 McAllister Fellow at Connectiv Executive Summit

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2016) – Connectiv, The Business Information Association, a division of SIIA, the principal association representing the software and digital content industries, today announced Douglas J. Manoni, Chief Executive Officer of SourceMedia, is the recipient of the 30th McAllister Top Management Fellowship. The announcement was made during the 2016 Connectiv Executive Summit. The 30th McAllister Top Management Fellowship is awarded to an outstanding executive who will act as teacher and advisor across the Medill curriculum. He will address students in a unique business information Innovation Project at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.  As Fellow, he also interacts with students in fully digital innovation projects, and with graduate students in Medill's cross-platform business reporting sequence, and others in Medill's Integrated Marketing Communications Program.

Mike Marchesano, managing director of Connectiv, states, “Doug Manoni has been an invaluable partner in rebranding Connectiv and being a chief architect in planning its future. His contributions are recognized throughout the industry, and we were privileged to be able to work closely with him.”

Douglas J. Manoni is Chief Executive Officer of SourceMedia, a digital media company and provider of timely and essential information, research, and marketing services for the financial services, healthcare and technology industries. SourceMedia is the publisher of American Banker, The Bond Buyer, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Planning, On Wall Street, Accounting Today, Health Data Management, and Employee Benefit News, among many other market-leading brands. In his 25-year career in media and information publishing, Manoni has built a track record as an innovative leader and dealmaker, managing nearly 100 transactions valued at approximately $1 billion.

Manoni is a long-time member of Connectiv, the Business Information Association, formerly American Business Media (ABM), and currently serves as Chairman of the industry association. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Software & Information Industry Association (now merged with ABM).

About Connectiv
Connectiv, the Business Information Association, a division of SIIA, is the only global business information association that accelerates innovation for leading and emerging content, data and technology companies. Connectiv helps members move faster and smarter with collective knowledge, access and resources. We move business forward by providing the essential information and services that are pivotal for millions of global businesses to make the right decisions to drive commerce. Connectiv membership represents over 200 world-class business information companies who reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals. These companies drive more than $20 billion in annual revenues, and their collective industries represent a $400 billion global market. For more information, visit siia.net/connectiv.

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