Episode 377: Thomas CEO Tony Uphoff Talks Tariffs, Technology And The General State of Manufacturing

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Today’s Episode

Tony Uphoff, President and CEO of Thomas (thomasnet.com) joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss three major trends in manufacturing: State of US Manufacturing, The impact of the tariffs on US Manufacturers, and the digital transformation of industrial sales, marketing and supply chain management. Listen to this special episode to learn how to navigate this manufacturing turbulence.

Today's Guest

Tony Uphoff
Guest Tony Uphoff

Before joining Thomas in January of 2017, Tony served as CEO of Business.com, where he led the turnaround, build out and successful sale of the company in June of 2016. Prior to Business.com, 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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