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Greg Strakosch is the Executive Chairman and co-founder of TechTarget. He spun TechTarget out of United Communications Group (UCG) and served as CEO for 17 years. He has raised over $100 million in venture capital, $200 million in convertible debt and led TechTarget’s IPO and secondary offerings. Today, TechTarget is a public company with over 1000 employees and Wall Street analysts are forecasting over $300 million in revenue and over $100 million in EBITDA for 2022. TechTarget’s market cap is over $2.5 Billion. TechTarget has been profitable for 18 consecutive years. TechTarget is headquartered in Massachusetts and has offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Munich, Sydney and Singapore.
Prior to founding TechTarget, Strakosch was the President of the Technology Division of UCG. He joined UCG when the company acquired Reliability Ratings, a successful IT publishing and research company, which he founded. Before founding Reliability Ratings, Strakosch worked at EMC Corporation, which he joined when the company had $18 million in revenues. He was there for EMC’s IPO and held various executive roles including opening the first office in Silicon Valley and successfully launching the company’s first mainframe product.
Strakosch was named EY New England Entrepreneur of the Year. He has been inducted into the min Digital Hall of Fame and was named B2B Innovator of the Year by Media Business, a division of Advertising Age. TechTarget has won hundreds of independent journalism awards and has been named as one of Massachusetts Best Companies to work for by both The Boston Globe and The Boston Business Journal.
Strakosch graduated from Boston College, where he serves on the Board of Regents and BC’s annual student business plan competition has been named The Strakosch Venture Competition. Strakosch serves on the Board of Governors at Fairfield Prep, is on the Board of Trustees at Cristo Rey Boston High School, is the Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees at St. Columbkille Partnership School and serves on the Board of Trustees at Melmark, a human services provider for individuals with developmental disabilities.
He advises multiple private companies, with various roles including Investor, Director, Advisory Board Member and informal adviser.