Management Team

Wayne Cooper
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Wayne is an experienced business builder in the specialty information space. He successfully built up and sold Kennedy Information and Vizium. He is a managing director of Greenhaven Partners and serves on the boards of Bongarde Media and Pyramid Research. He is also active in the information industry and is a board member of the Specialty Information Publishers Association and the Specialty Information Publishers Foundation. He formerly worked at Monitor Company, Bain & Company, Goldman Sachs and The World Bank. He is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Business School.

David Beck
Senior Vice President

David is responsible for the launch and buildout of our financial networks. He is an information industry veteran.
Most recently, David was group publisher and officer of Kennedy Information where he headed up its Business and Finance Unit. David has held numerous senior-level positions at Thomson Corp. and Thomson Financial including vice president and publisher of its healthcare information center, and publisher and editorial director of human resources, banking and finance. He also held executive positions at the Research Institute of America. David holds a BA from Queens College and was selected by Thomson to participate in Columbia University Business School's Executive Leadership Program. David has also been a columnist for the Wall Street Journal's site.

Marshall Cooper
Senior Advisor

Marshall is a managing director of Greenhaven Partners and advises numerous specialty information businesses on marketing and web issues. He is a member of the board of Pyramid Research and Chairman of the Board of Bongarde Media. He was a successful senior executive and business builder at Kennedy Information, The New York Times and Primedia. He is a graduate of The University of Michigan and The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Giles Goodhead
Senior Advisor

Giles is also a managing director of Greenhaven Partners and an experienced information and publishing entrepreneur. He was the CEO of Media Publishing International and successfully built that database and sourcebook publisher up before selling it to Cahner's, the parent of Variety Magazine. Giles serves on various Board of Directors including The Governance Institute, Pyramid Research and Bongarde Media. He is a former strategy consultant, having worked for Monitor Company and Strategic Planning Associates. He is a graduate of Cambridge University and Stanford Business School.