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Ryan Delahanty is Group Publisher at Gardner Business Media, a B2B media company serving the durable goods manufacturing markets, where he has helped connect technology buyers and technology sellers for nearly two decades. In this role, Ryan leads the editorial, marketing and sales teams of the Advanced Materials and Processing Group and its media channels, which includes: CompositesWorld, Plastics Technology and MoldMaking Technology.
One of the aspects of this work that he enjoys the most is visiting suppliers to learn about their manufacturing technology and helping them leverage their brands and value propositions with Gardner’s engaged buying audiences.
Ryan received his bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University. He lives in suburban Chicago with his wife, two children and a dog.
Jeff Sloan has been editor-in-chief of CompositesWorld since 2006, overseeing and managing all editorial content deployed by the brand into its print, digital and in-person channels. CompositesWorld provides its audience global coverage of emerging and established materials and technologies used in the design, tooling, fabrication and finishing of composite parts and structures.
CompositesWorld’s audience includes designers, fabricators and OEMs in the aerospace, automotive, defense, marine, energy, industrial and consumer end markets. Prior to joining CompositesWorld, Jeff worked for a decade as editor and then publisher of several trade publications serving the plastics processing industry.
Scott Stephenson has specialized in providing industry executives with strategic information and analyses pertaining to advanced materials and technologies driving development of innovative products in fiber-reinforced composites and filled polymer systems since 1997. Prior to this, Mr. Stephenson had over 15 years experience in product research and development of advanced composites and specialty coatings at Fiber Materials Inc.(FMI), a world leader in the manufacture of high-temperature and specialty composites. He was Manager of Fire Resistant Materials. He also directed development of ablative and low observable coatings and composites projects for various agencies of the Department of Defense and NASA.
Currently, Mr. Stephenson is the director of Strategic Initiatives & Events for CompositesWorld, at Gardner Business Media. He also serves as Vice President of SAMPE North America.