SAN DIEGO, CA. May 5, 2011 â€“ Tabor Communications Inc. (TCI), a leading international media company and publisher of HPCwire and HPC in the Cloud, today announced the appointment of John Kirkley as Editor for its recently announced online web portal, Digital Manufacturing Report.
Digital Manufacturing Report is being published in partnership with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the largest cross-industry collaborative research and development consortium in North America. The new publishing effort is focused primarily on providing news, information and resources covering advanced computing technologies, enabling small to mid-size manufacturers (SMMs) to be more competitive in the global marketplace.
“There is no editorial executive in the technology publishing industry with more relevant experience than John in guiding our efforts with the NCMS to inform and educate the digital manufacturing community,â€ť said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications Inc. â€śJohn has the gift of taking complicated technologies, dissecting them, and clearly articulating their benefits to audiences in an easy-to-digest format. In addition to his proven track record in online IT communications, John has written extensively about and is actively engaged in the digital manufacturing initiatives. I am pleased that he has accepted this role, and I look forward to his active involvement as part of the executive management team.â€ť
As a writer and editor, John Kirkley is widely recognized for his work in the computer and telecommunications industries spanning the past four decades. The former editor of Datamation magazine, John also created Computer magazine at the request of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Computer Society, acting as both its editor and publisher. Johnâ€™s most recent work was as President of Kirkley Communications, providing consulting services and marketing communications expertise to multiple high technology companies, with a focus on high performance computing (HPC). John has also been honored with the IEEE Computer Societyâ€™s Golden Core Award for his contributions to the organization.
“I’m honored to accept the role as Editor of Digital Manufacturing Report and to build on the momentum generated by the Tabor Communications and NCMS,â€ť Kirkley said. â€śOur goal is to help advance the use of digital technologies throughout the manufacturing community. We are deeply committed to building a solid, trusted relationship with our audience by providing the level of news, information and guidance necessary to insure the industryâ€™s success.â€ť
About Tabor Communications, Inc.
For over 25 years, Tabor Communications Inc. has served global industry leaders of the high performance computing community. TCI is a leading, international media company that provides solutions, news and information to the High Performance Computing (HPC), cloud, and Information Technology (IT) communities. Tabor Communications companies include Tabor Advertising and Tabor Publications & Events. More information on Tabor Communications can be found at http://www.taborcommunications.com/