Tony Uphoff

Tony Uphoff

Before joining Thomas as its CEO in January of 2017, Tony served as CEO of, where he led the turnaround, build out and successful sale of the company in June of 2016. Prior to, Tony was CEO of UBM TechWeb, where he led the transformation of a declining print-centric business into a fast-growing digital media, live event and marketing services powerhouse. He also served as President of VNU Media’s Entertainment Group and Publisher of The Hollywood Reporter, building out and expanding the brands via digital media and live events.

Uphoff was the founding CEO of Internet Media company Beliefnet and served as Publisher of InformationWeek in the mid-90s, growing the brand into the largest in the history of B2B media. Uphoff also served in several key management positions at Ziff-Davis during the company’s rapid growth in the early 1990s.

Tony anchors the popular weekly Thomas Index video reports and has been named “Folio Forty C-Level Visionary” by Folio Magazine, “Top Media Innovator” by Mins B2B and is regularly named in the Top 100 business media execs by B2B Magazine.

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Tony Uphoff joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the pandemic has illuminated vertical exposure in the U.S. supply chain and why there needs to be more scrutiny of it with regard to insuring redundancy as an investment, not an expense.
Tony Uphoff joins Jim Blasingame to discuss that, while continuous remote working has many organizational and financial benefits, thanks to technology, there will be some impact on the humans, which must be considered in any future plans.
Tony Uphoff joins Jim Blasingame to continue the report on how his company – in multiple locations – shifted to 100% remote work and how they continue to be as productive as before.