CHICAGO -- Tom Monahan, an authority on growing and scaling data, technology and advisory businesses, has been appointed to the board of Winsight LLC.
Monahan is the former chairman and CEO of CEB, a company now owned by Stamford, Conn.-based Gartner that provides insights to middle- and upper-level executives. CEB served more than 10,000 companies globally with innovative business models that linked must-have data, research and analytics to everyday workflows of executives and professionals.
"I've seen firsthand the power of creating powerful data, content and community and linking these assets to the challenges executives and operators face," said Monahan. "Winsight's resources are must-have for any company or leader navigating a rapidly changing set of markets. Winsight is poised to drive significant customer value and global growth in the years ahead. I'm delighted to be a small part of this great story."
"We are delighted to add an outstanding thinker and innovator like Tom to our board," said Winsight CEO Mike Wood. "He brings terrific insight on where business is heading and what information is essential to helping our audiences get there. Plus, he's a doer who knows how to turn analysis into action."
Chicago-based Winsight LLC is a recognized leader in business-to-business media and information services for the convenience-retailing, foodservice and grocery industries. Winsight has an extensive media portfolio, including five publications: CSP, Restaurant Business, FoodService Director, Convenience Store Products and Winsight Grocery Business. Winsight also offers a suite of digital products, including websites, e-newsletters, webinars, video products, mobile and tablet apps, and custom marketing solutions. In addition to more than 12 major EduNetworking conferences and advisory meetings, Winsight also produces seven exclusive, large-scale executive-level conferences: Restaurant Leadership Conference, Global Restaurant Leadership Conference, Outlook Leadership Conference, Convenience Retailing University, FSTEC, MenuDirections and Restaurant Directions. In 2015, Winsight acquired Technomic Inc., a provider of primary and secondary market information and advisory services for the food industry. For more information on Winsight and its brands, go to winsightmedia.com.