American Society of Magazine Editors

Daniel McCarthy

Chief Executive Officer

The Taunton Press

Dan McCarthy is a respected industry veteran with a successful track record of accelerating growth and driving transformation at information, publishing and digital media companies. McCarthy is currently chief executive officer of Taunton Press, a leading publisher of special-interest media. He is also principal of Gallarus Ventures, LLC, a business advisory and development firm. He is the former chief executive officer of Network Communications, Inc., a provider of lead generation, advertising and Internet marketing solutions to the multifamily and real estate industries. He was also the founder of Digital Sherpa, a content marketing and social media service for local businesses. McCarthy previously was chief executive officer of, an early pioneer in user-generated internet content; chief executive officer of Primedia Enthusiast Media, publisher of more than 100 special-interest magazines and web sites; chief executive officer of Cowles Business Media, a leading provider of business information to the media and marketing industries; and executive vice president of Communications Trends, Inc., a business intelligence provider covering the impact of technology on media and marketing.