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Stuart Varney, Contributor and Economist for Fox News to Headline Ziff Davis CIO Summit

Stuart Varney, Contributor and Economist for Fox News to Headline Ziff Davis CIO Summit

NEW YORK, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ziff Davis announced today that it will hold its second annual CIO Summit, "Progressive Strategies for IT Consolidation," June 12 to 15, 2006 at the Silverado Resort, in Napa Valley, California. The invitation-only event, produced by the editors of Ziff Davis' award-winning enterprise technology publications, eWEEK, Baseline and CIO Insight, will feature an all-star line-up of Chief Information Officers, CEOs and senior-level technology officers.

Headlining the CIO Summit will be one of the most respected business journalists in the United States, Stuart Varney. He is currently a Contributor and Economist for the Fox News Channel. Mr. Varney will deliver a keynote speech titled "The New Realities of the Global Marketplace." A former host of CNBC's Wall Street Journal Editorial Board with Stuart Varney, he also was co-anchor of CNN's daily business program, The Moneyline News Hour. He was also part of the team that launched CNN's business news division.

Matthew Szulik, Chairman, CEO and President of Red Hat Inc. will also present a guest keynote speech. For more than 20 years, Mr. Szulik has been leading emerging technology companies, such as Red Hat, Interleaf and MapInfo, into global publicly traded firms. He also serves as a highly respected spokesperson on open source computing to industry, government, and education leaders.

"IT consolidation is a significant issue for today's CIO's," noted Martha Schwartz, Senior Vice President, Ziff Davis' Custom Solutions Group. "There is a considerable need for strategic information on how to effectively manage enterprise and global IT consolidation projects as well as understanding how IT vendor mergers will impact business. The 2006 Ziff Davis CIO Summit is the only industry conference that provides this type of invaluable, front-line, strategic information in an informal face-to-face environment."

The two-and-half-day interactive conference will provide CIO's strategies on how to ensure organizational success during mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. This unique summit will address urgent challenges related to internal IT consolidation. CIO's from Global 2000 companies will hear from executives who are driving mergers, acquisitions and business consolidation in the IT sector. A one-day online post-Summit event, "CIO Digital Symposium," will leverage the Summit content and include recorded highlights of the keynote address and speaker panels.

Among the notable speakers at the Summit include: -- David Thompson, Senior Vice President and CIO, Symantec Corporation -- Atefeh (Atti) Riazi, Senior Partner and CIO, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide -- Steven Bandrowczak, Senior Vice President and CIO Lenovo Group, Ltd. -- William Vass, Senior Vice President, IT and CIO, Sun Microsystems, Inc. -- Jerry Bartlett, Senior Vice President and CIO, Ameritrade Holding Corporation -- Tim Stanley, Senior Vice President and CIO, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. -- Dana Deasy, former Senior Vice President and CIO, Tyco International

Symantec and Innovativ will be the primary and platinum sponsors, respectively. Gold sponsors include: AMD, Lenovo, NEC Solutions, Oracle Corp., iRise, Exeros, Diskeeper and Riverbed Technology, Inc.

To learn more about the Ziff Davis CIO Summit or to register, go to http://www.ziffdavisciosummit.com/ For sponsorship information, contact Martha Schwartz at [email protected] or 212-503-5643.

About Ziff Davis Media Inc.

Ziff Davis Media is a leading integrated media company serving the technology and videogame markets. The Company is an information services provider of technology media including publications, websites, conferences, events, eSeminars, eNewsletters, custom publishing, list rentals, research and market intelligence. In the United States, the Company publishes seven magazines including PC Magazine, eWEEK, CIO Insight, Baseline, Electronic Gaming Monthly, Computer Gaming World and Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. The Company exports the power of its brands internationally, with publications in 48 countries and 19 languages. Ziff Davis leverages its content on the Internet with a network of highly-targeted technology and gaming sites including PCMag.com, eWEEK.com, ExtremeTech.com and 1UP.com. The Company also produces highly-targeted b-to-b and consumer technology events including DigitalLife. With its main headquarters and PC Magazine Labs based in New York, Ziff Davis Media also has offices and lab facilities in the San Francisco and Boston markets. Additional information is available at http://www.ziffdavis.com/.

Ziff Davis Media Inc.

CONTACT: Randy Zane, Ziff Davis Media Inc., +1-212-503-3535,
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Web site: http://www.ziffdavis.com/
http://www.ziffdavisciosummit.com/

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