Meet Publisher: Mac McCarthy

Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Mac McCarthy is founding publisher of

The founding editor of IDG Books, creator of the Dummies series of books, Mac previously ran reviews at InfoWorld — and was president and publisher of WPI, an IDG business unit that created the first online-only tech pub, SunWorld,JavaWorld and LinuxWorld. He also blogs about winetasting. Email Mac with questions, comments, queries and fine wine recommendations at

Mac McCarthy

2 Responses to Meet Publisher: Mac McCarthy

  1. Tracy Brien January 17, 2012 at 1:37 pm #

    Congratulations, you just picked up the *BEST* — Mac has been my hero for years!

  2. Jeremy January 18, 2012 at 8:00 am #

    It’s so great to have you on the team, Mac!

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