Pete Spande is FM’s chief marketing officer and is in charge of overseeing sales, marketing, partner management, events and communications for the organization. Spande joined FM in 2007 and previously served as SVP, sales working closely with large tech, consumer packaged goods, finance and entertainment brands on groundbreaking social media marketing executions.

Prior to FM, Spande served as vice president and publisher at CMP’s TechWeb Network where he oversaw sales, marketing and product development for the company’s largest online properties. Prior to CMP, Pete held a variety of posts at CNET Networks including general management responsibilities for TechRepublic, one of the largest communities of tech professionals on the Internet. Prior to CNET, he held sales jobs at IDG and Miller Freeman.