Trade Comet

The TradeComet Team

Michael Doyle

VP Strategic Alliances and Business Development

Michael is a 20-year senior business manager with extensive marketing, sales and business development experience. He has served as Vice President of Business Development for and 365Media, Director of Business Development and Publisher for Interex--the Hewlett Packard customer association, Publisher at Cahners Publishing Company (now Reed Business Information), Executive Director of the Solution Provider Institute, Group Publisher at Gordon Publications, Inc. CEO of Construction Events and held various other publishing, trade show management and business development positions.

Michael has played a key role in the development or launch of the following businesses: xSP World, Nanotech2003, Reseller Management magazine, HP World, ERP News, Scientific Computing Conference & Expo, ASP Channel Conference, ERP World, Industrial Data Acquisition & Control, Green Construction trade show and various 365 Media online communities. His career had him developing business relationships with such major vendors as: Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, IBM, Peoplesoft and Sun Microsystems resulting in contracts for custom publishing, web portal creation and event launches.


Dennis Jones

VP New Product Development

Dennis is a Certified Program/Project Management professional with over 17 years experience in the computer industry delivering medium-to-large, scaleable, e-business applications currently in production for publication, finance and insurance industries. Mr Jones also has over 12 years of procurement experience in consumer, construction and industrial industries. Mr. Jones founded Purchasing Systems Technologies, where his organization was the only system able integrate the electronic version of the Thomas Register Directory of Manufacturers into a purchasing based information system.


Ben Sanders


Ben has over 20 years of technology and programming experience. Prior to joining, Benjamin has served as a Vice President with JP Morgan-Chase in the Retail Internet Division, Director of Technology for Ogilvy & Mather Interactive / OgilvyOne Worldwide, CIO / Director of Technology for @tmosphere Interactive - part of BBDO Worldwide and Omnicom, and Co-Founder and CEO of Internet consulting and venture firm Realitivity Ventures. Benjamin also has an extensive programming background, has held several Senior Developer positions, and holds a degree in Computer Science / Information Science from the Watson School of Engineering at Binghamton University.


Dan Savage


Mr. Savage is a 20-year veteran of trade magazines, directories, and online publishing, Dan spent the past 10 years with Thomas Publishing (Thomas Register) in New York, most recently as CEO of Dan has worked at Ziff-Davis, McGraw Hill, and Reed Business, helping to launch PC/Computing Magazine and Client Server Today and worked for several years at Byte Magazine. Dan is a 1971 graduate of Harvard College and a 1980 graduate of Harvard Business School. LLC is a Delaware limited liability company with offices at 450 West End Avenue, New York, NY 10024.