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Inman News announces new CEO

Company also adds sales, marketing staff

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ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Inman News, a leader in independent real estate news, information and technology, has appointed a CEO and also is announcing several additional hires. Tim G. Smith, who has decades of senior management experience, primarily in the media and events industries, steps in today as CEO. He will report to Inman News founder and Publisher Brad Inman. Smith has previously served as president for Upside Events and in senior management roles with Future US Inc. and 1105 Media. From 2001-06 he served as vice president for Fawcette Technical Publications, and from 1991-97 he served as senior director of global events for Oracle Corp. "I'm tremendously enthusiastic about joining such a dynamic organization at a very pivotal time in the real estate industry," Smith said, adding that he looks forward to "driving new programs, technologies, content and events that will further position Inman at the forefront of the industry."...