Richard Zannino, CEO of Dow Jones & Company
Richard Zannino gave the keynote address to the SIIA Information industry summit. Zannino has set a goal for Dow Jones to derive less than half its revenue from print in the next few years, not through slowing print revenue, but rather through increased online activity.
Richard Zannino is chief executive officer of Dow Jones & Company and a member of the Company’s board of directors since Feb. 1, 2006. Reporting to the board, Mr. Zannino directly or indirectly manages all the Company’s business units and staff departments. From July 2002 until his current appointment, Mr. Zannino was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Dow Jones and a member of the Company’s executive committee. All operating units of the Company reported to him, as did technology, and corporate marketing. The finance, strategy and human resources operations reported jointly to Mr. Zannino and Peter R. Kann, chairman of Dow Jones.
During this period, Mr. Zannino sat on the boards of the Company’s Smart Money and Factiva joint ventures. Mr. Zannino joined Dow Jones as chief financial officer in February 2001. He led the Company’s finance, strategic planning, investor relations and technology activities, and had oversight of Barron’s.