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Bob is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dun & Bradstreet, the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses. He has led the company as CEO since October 2013 and was appointed Chairman in December 2016.

Bob was previously CEO of IDG Communications, Inc., where he led the company’s media operations, including online, print and events in 90 countries. Under his leadership, IDG transformed from a print publisher to a leading digital media company and the worldwide leader in the technology event and media space.

Prior to becoming CEO in 2008, Bob held senior leadership roles of increasing responsibility at IDG, including President and CEO for its business units in the U.S.  Previously, he spent four years at America Online, Inc., where he was Senior Vice President in the Interactive Marketing Group. 

Bob currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of IDG. He graduated from Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

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