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Pat McGovern, IDG Corp.

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What: Chairman
: IDG Corp., Boston
: McGovern founded IDG in 1964 and launched Computerworld in 1967. In the last 40-plus years, he’s grown IDG to include subsidiaries in technology publishing, research and event management. McGovern once famously said that trade shows delivered the best margins in media, even better than digital. McGovern is also a trustee of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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