Ian Anderson is Market President and Publisher of Tampa Bay Business Journal. A Business Journal veteran, Anderson most recently joined the TBBJ in January 2018 from its parent company, American City Business Journals in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he oversaw the development of ACBJ’s digital platforms and products supporting 43 US cities. In his time at ACBJ’s corporate headquarters, he held roles managing ACBJ’s digital product development pipeline, and most recently served as Director of Digital Advertising, where he was tasked with guiding digital strategy and revenue growth for thirteen of ACBJ’s local publications.
Prior to joining ACBJ’s corporate offices, Anderson was market president and publisher of Albuquerque Business First, also an American City Business Journal property. During Anderson’s tenure as publisher, Albuquerque Business First grew at a rapid rate during a time of change in the media industry, with revenue, audience and Web traffic all increasing by double-digit percentages on an annual basis. Anderson joined American City Business Journals in 2007, as an Account Executive for the Tampa Bay Business Journal, quickly rising to Director of Audience Development for the publication.
A native of Rochester, New York, Anderson later moved to Boston, where he graduated from Northeastern University. He and his wife, Nicolette have two young children; Lachlan and Evangeline.