Since 1985, CDN (Computer Dealer News) has been the leading information source for Canadian IT solution providers. CDN is Canada’s national digital news-magazine and Web site designed to provide VARs, system integrators, system builders, ISVs and retailers with the most comprehensive coverage of news, events and issues in the IT channel. CDN also publishes special issues such as the Channel Elite Awards, the Top 100 Solution Providers, the Women of the IT channel and the Top 25 Newsmakers each year. CDN continues its online venture with a new design CDN Web site as well as CDN Now the daily e-mail newsletter that includes the latest channel news with industry commentary from top VARs and editors. CDN has the most well read channel blog in the country called VARBose, with more than 85,000 readers in 2012 alone.
Paolo Del Nibletto is the editor of Computer Dealer News.
Paolo has been covering the IT industry for more than 20 years. Paolo began his career at ComputerWorld Canada. Paolo has been covering the IT channel for the majority of his career. In that time, he has been a guest speaker at several industry, channel, distribution and vendor events. He was one of only handful of worldwide channel editors to be invited to participate in the Cisco Channel Intelligence Conference in Ireland. Paolo was honoured with Canadian IT Providers Association Award. A graduate of the Humber College School of Journalism, he has written for many industry and mainstream publications such as Network World Canada, CIO Canada, TV Guide and the Hockey News. Paolo was also the editor of Electronic Composition and Imaging (EC&I), Canada’s top magazine for graphic arts professionals and Computer Reseller News Canada.
Jeff Jedras joined CDN as a senior writer in 2007, and was promoted to Assistant Editor in 2010. While he was new to the channel he was no stranger to technology journalism, beginning his career in Ottawa with Silicon Valley NORTH in 1998, where he had a front-row seat for the tech bubble burst. After a stint with the Ottawa Business Journal, where he covered everything from the technology sector to municipal politics, Jeff returned to Silicon Valley NORTH in 2001 and moved to Vancouver to head up the magazine’s editorial efforts in Western Canada. After leaving the magazine for a freelance career, writing for the Vancouver Sun and the Ottawa Citizen, as well as CDN and ITBusiness.ca along with other industry trade publications, Jeff moved to Toronto to join ComputerWorld Canada as a senior writer in July of 2005, covering enterprise software, programming and new products. Jeff studied history and journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa.
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Brad McBride is the publisher of CDN and also the custom publishing director of strategic accounts. He has sales and sales management experience and has worked in the technology business to business sector for more than 20 years. Prior to his current role, Brad served as IT World Canada’s director of sales.