Al Maag

Strategic Consultant; Social Media Team


After a unique career spanning four decades, Al retired in 2013 as chief communications officer for Avnet, Inc., a Fortune 500 company and one of the world’s largest technology distributors. Prior to joining Avnet in 1998, he ran his own public relations and communications consultancy, had served as director of advertising and communications for Molex, a manufacturer in the technology industry, and as director of strategic planning at Cahners Publishing (later named UBM). Few marketing people have worked on the manufacturing, distribution, publishing and agency side.