Carolyn April joined CompTIA in April 2010 as director of industry analysis after serving as editor for Ziff Davis Enterprise, a leading digital media company specializing in the technology market, and its Channel Insider title, a news and information Web site focused on news and resources for IT resellers and system integrators.
Prior to her tenure at Ziff Davis, April was a principal analyst for Institute for the Partner Education & Development (IPED), an industry leader in IT channel consulting, research and education analysis that is a division of Everything Channel. She was responsible for a wide range of research projects for IT vendors, distributors and other clients.
April also served as executive editor of VARBusiness, an award-winning IT channel print and online publication focused on the IT channel and distribution industry; and of Redmond Magazine, which covers Microsoft technologies and the Microsoft user ecosystem. She also worked in editorial positions for InfoWorld, a business-to-business focused publication, and for daily and weekly newspapers in Massachusetts.
April is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, where she earned bachelors and master's degrees in journalism.
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