Among other topics, Gary discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:
Gary Beach’s Biography
Gary is the publisher emeritus for CIO magazine, America’s leading magazine and Web site for technology executives. Gary is also the author of the bestselling book The U.S. Technology Skills Gap: What Every IT Exec Needs to Know to Save America’s Future.
In 1995 Gary founded Tech Corps, a non-profit and the nation’s longest standing group challenging IT workers to volunteer time to public schools. As spokesperson for CIO magazine he has appeared on CNBC “Squawk Box”, “Squawk on the Street” and “Closing Bell” programs addressing technology investment trends. From 1999 – 2002 he was a regular technology commentator on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” and “Morning Edition” programs.
Prior to joining CIO magazine in 1997, Beach was publisher and president of two IDG publications, Computerworld and Network World. He joined IDG in 1987 after a 10 year career in managerial posts at McGraw-Hill, Inc.
He is currently writing a book titled The Educational Disarmament of America: Why Middle School Math and Science Teachers Hold the Key to America’s Future.
Gary has a bachelor of arts degree in Urban Affairs from Manhattan College.