Age/bio: 41, born in Gary, Ind. B.A. in classics, Princeton University, 1976; MBA, Columbia University, 1979.
Career highlights: Began his career as a reporter for Forbes; also worked as marketing director for Carnegie Hall in New York. Worked for Dow Jones for 13 years in a variety of marketing and research posts for the print edition of The Wall Street Journal before being named to his current post in 1995.