Needham, Mass.--ZD Events, the producer of Comdex, NetWorld+Interop and Seybold Seminars, has named Al DiGuido as exec VP. Mr. DiGuido comes to ZD Events from Ziff-Davis' electronic commerce group, where he was exec VP. Mr. DiGuido has also held leadership positions at PC Magazine
and Computer Shopper,
where he helped create computershopper.com, which accounts for 40% of revenue generated on ZDNet. Mr. DiGuido plans to expand the Web site offering for ZD Events' trade shows, so that the IT industry can have access 24 hours a day 365 days a year to a virtual Comdex and its exhibitors.