David Loechner

CHIEF EXECUTIVE: EMERALD EXPOSITIONS

Took trade show, events operator public 2017 … Loechner’s ‘biggest accomplishment’ for year … $1.7B market cap … 100+ shows, mostly B2B, some a century old … 450 workers … hero-role model: ‘my wife’ … pets: ‘we have a dog and a cat that don’t like each other’ … backs School Power, Laguna Beach HS baseball … three words: ‘surrounded, great people’