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Patrick McGovern, Chairman, IDG Corp.

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Patrick McGovern
What: Chairman
Where: IDG Corp.
Why: McGovern continues to redefine IDG’s business as a Web-centric information company with ancillary activities, such as print publications and events, rather than the other way around. As a keynote speaker at the International Federation of Periodical Press (FIPP) in Beijing in May, McGovern pressed publishers to consider trying out new ideas online, given the relatively low start-up costs.

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