Robert Priest-Heck - Senior Operating and Management Executive

Robert Priest-Heck is a senior operating and management executive with strong domestic and international experience. Mr. Priest-Heck joined United Business Media's senior management team in November of 2006. As part of UBM's management team, and reporting to UBM's CEO David Levin, Bob works with UBM's business development team in identifying and completing global acquisitions, particularly of events and online businesses, in anticipation of taking a leading executive role in a newly acquired business.

Mr. Priest-Heck was most recently the president and chief executive officer of MediaLive International Inc. MediaLive (now part of CMP Technology) owns such renowned media brands such as Interop, Business Communications Review magazine, COMDEX, Seybold Seminars and Publishing, VoiceCon, Web 2.0, and WingateWeb (now independently owned) an enterprise event management software company.