Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Martin McCarthy

Martin has served as CEO of The 451 Group since June 2001. In October 2001, he led the management team in a buyout of the firm from its UK-based financial backers. Martin sold his last operating company, IDD Enterprises LP, to Dow Jones & Company Inc in 1998...

Chief Revenue Officer

Alan Elworthy

Alan oversees the company's sales, marketing, client service, and events organizations, and is responsible for the global revenue of all 451 Research products and services. Over his 10+ years at 451 Research, Alan has driven the development of critical commercial relationships across all major client segments...

Executive Vice President & Chief Research Officer

Brett Azuma

Brett Azuma is Executive Vice President, Chief Research Officer for 451 Research. He provides leadership, direction and operational management for the company's analyst team. This includes overseeing the research agenda and analyst process ensuring that 451 Research continues to be insightful, with a focus on innovation...

Chief Information Officer and Global Head, Professional Services

Kiran Shah

Kiran heads 451 Research Advisory, the professional services business unit of 451 Research. Kiran is also Chief Information Officer for The 451 Group and is responsible for information technology and software development across all of the company's operating units...

Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Cody

Lisa Cody is Chief Financial Officer of The 451 Group. Prior to this role, Lisa was the Chief Financial Officer at MLR Holdings and has held senior financial roles at multiple media companies including Knight Ridder and Montgomery Newspapers...