Carolyn April headshot

Carolyn April

Position
Senior Director, Industry Analysis
Company
CompTIA
Bio

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.

Interests
None yet.