Standard Media International
, publisher of The Industry Standard
, named Barry Soicher VP-conferences and events. Soicher will oversee the development and management of Standard’s national and international conferences, as well as the company’s so-called Rooftop Parties, which will also go international in 2001. Prior to joining Standard, Soicher was VP-events sales at Red Herring Communications Inc.
He replaces David Evans, who left the company to join Jupiter Media Metrix.