IBT Media Names Tech Editorial Director

Marc Perton joins the team.

IBT Media has named Marc Perton editorial director, tech, a new role at the company. Perton joins the company from Havas Worldwide, where he served as creative director of content.

Prior to Havas, Perton served as Engadget’s editor, GDGT’s director of content and Consumer Reports’s executive editor of online media.

At IBT, Perton will oversee the company’s current tech verticals and create new tech-centric sites.

“As IBT Media develops its existing tech brands and expands by launching new sites within the vertical, we want to have a comprehensive approach to coverage for the ever-crucial technology beat,” said IBT Media co-founder and chief content officer, Jonathan Davis, in a statement. “Marc has a keen sense of audience development and critical eye for news. We’re thrilled to add him to our growing team.”