Age/bio: 42, born in Philadelphia. B.A. in zoology, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1975.
Career highlights: Media planner, BBDO Worldwide and Foote, Cone & Belding, 1977-81; senior research analyst, Newsweek, 1981-83; manager-media research, N.W. Ayer & Partners, 1983-87; VP-media research director, Ammirati & Puris, 1987-92; VP-associate director of corporate media research, Foote, Cone & Belding, 1992-94; director of media and research, TN Technologies, 1995-96; current post, 1996-.