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Michael Friedenberg

President, Reuters

Michael Friedenberg is a member of the RISJ Steering Committee.

Michael joined Thomson Reuters as president of Reuters News in December 2018. In this role, he leads all aspects of the company’s media business and operations.

Michael possesses a deep background in advancing digital transformations and driving both business-to-business and business-to-consumer growth in the media industry. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, he served as global CEO of technology, media, and advertising firm International Data Group (IDG) Communications, leading the company across 147 countries. Other positions he held there included CEO of IDG Communications U.S. and CEO and President of IDG Enterprise.

Michael holds a BA in business finance from the University of Delaware’s Lerner College of Business and Economics.