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John French, CEO, Cygnus Business Media

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What: CEO Where: Cygnus Business Media, Fort Atkinson, Wis. Why: French led Cygnus out of bankruptcy and has embraced digital at the company. He has also flattened the organizational structure of the business to ensure the publishers in Cygnus’s aviation, building and construction, public safety and security, and agriculture vertical markets are given free rein to take advantage of digital, mobile and tablet opportunities.
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