Ted Markle

Ted Markle

COO, Annex Business Media

How does a busy business media company resolve common challenges across more than 60 verticals?

The Annex Business Media leadership team chose a broad-based participative process that harnesses the insight and energy of staff from different departments and locations. The shared critical issues of Talent, Digital, Audience, The Future of Print and Content are being addressed by cross-functional teams. Ted Markle shares the story of this process – what is working, what is not and what’s next.

Ted has played a wide range of roles in news, consumer magazine, b2b, printing and marketing services organizations including Transcontinental, Quebecor, and Southam. 
He is a transformational media executive with experience in enabling teams and business units to excel. Ted is a curator of content, markets, ideas and technology possessing a range of processes to explore new market territory, new domains, new customers and to extract the right ideas, evaluate them, and focus on strategies and successful outcomes.