Where: TechWeb (United Business Media)
Why:Uphoff heads UBM's global business technology division. In January, TechWeb purchased Mass Events Labs, a provider of nontraditional and custom events that connect developers and platform providers. In August, TechWeb's Light Reading Communications Network bought Pyramid Research, an integrated publishing, events and research company serving the global communications marketplace. In June, the group launched CreateYourNext-Customer.com, a site with a tool that enables technology marketers and agencies to customize their campaigns online.