Josh London, CMO, IDG

Josh London is the Chief Marketing Officer for IDG, the leading global tech media, data and marketing services company. He directs the worldwide corporate marketing organization and the company’s go-to-market strategy to enhance the customer experience at all touch points. London is a member of IDG’s executive team and is based in New York City.

Before joining IDG, London was the founder and managing partner of Salt Island Ventures, a marketing and management consultancy providing services to select startups and established digital, media and entertainment clients. Previously, as COO of SX2 Media Labs, London transformed Computer Shopper magazine from a print-only publication to a 100% digital property, which was then acquired by Ziff Davis and Great Hill Partners.

With broad experience in marketing, general management, product, strategy, M&A and business development, London has held roles at a variety of leading media and technology companies including CNET, ZDNet, Ziff Davis, Thomas Publishing Company and PSINet. He’s helped startups and established companies build their digital businesses, with a focus on commerce and content strategies and has served as an advisor to several Internet startups.

In 2016, London was named a Folio 100 Honoree as a C-Level Visionary. He’s a Member of the Board of Advisors for Fairleigh Dickinson University School of the Arts and Chair of the FDUArts Marketing Committee.

London has been featured in AdAge, Forbes, Marketing Land,
Talking New Media, DM News, Brandchannel, Folio and other leading media outlets.


London holds a B.A. in English literature from Boston University. He is a member of the Entrepreneur Board for Venture for America.