Washington Crossing, PA – April 2, 2015 – Innovative Publishing Company has named Maria Fontanazza the editor-in-chief for its B2B online publications Medical Device Summit and Food Safety Tech.
Fontanazza has more than a decade of experience in journalism, marketing and communications within the medical device industry. While at UBM Canon for more than eight years, she served in various editorial roles, including as the managing editor for Medical Device + Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI). She has authored hundreds of articles that have appeared in domestic and international industry publications and has moderated educational sessions and panel discussions at various industry events.
“Maria will be a strong addition to our team and will be responsible for growing our delivery of original in-depth reporting on important industry issues and expanding our reach on social media,” says Rick Biros, president and publisher of Innovative Publishing.
Fontanazza brings direct medical device industry knowledge from her role at Secant Medical, Inc., where she was the Marketing Communications Manager and Market Research Manager, and will bring her experience in a highly regulated industry to covering critical food-safety issues.
“I am excited and honored to be joining the Innovative Publishing team, which is made up of seasoned professionals who share an entrepreneurial spirit that drives us to do things differently so we have greater impact on the industries we cover,” says Fontanazza. “I look forward to increasing industry awareness of important issues and provoking discussions that promote more collaboration between industry and regulators.”
Innovative Publishing Company LLC (IPC) delivers industry-specific opportunities for business growth and professional development through an integrated B2B platform that includes online publishing, conferences, webinars and hybrid events. IPC launched Medical Device Summit @MedDeviceSummit in 2010 and Food Safety Tech @FoodSafetyTech in 2012. Our focus is to provide game-changing knowledge and expert opinions about breaking news, innovative technology, emerging trends and ever-changing international regulations. Our mission is to aid in the advancement and progress of global industries that contribute to a healthier world.