Cambridge Who's Who

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When was Cambridge Who's Who® established

Cambridge Who's Who was established in July 2006 as the result of a merger between Empire Who’s Who and Manchester Who’s Who. In July 2007, Cambridge Who's Who acquired Metropolitan Who’s Who, and has since evolved into the leading branding organization for executives, professionals and entrepreneurs. Today, the Cambridge Who's Who membership base is comprised of more than 400,000 individuals from over 100 industries.

What types of individuals are listed in the Cambridge Who's Who Registry?

Cambridge Who's Who takes pride in appealing to and accommodating individuals who are in all stages of their professional development. Whether a member is just starting on his/her career path, is a seasoned executive, or is considering changing careers, we ensure that he or she can benefit from the various services we provide to help our constituents establish powerful personal brands and professional networks.

How do you choose which individuals to invite for inclusion into the Cambridge Who's Who Registry?

Our marketing and research department seeks out accomplished individuals who it feels would benefit most from our networking and branding resources. These are people who we feel are on a path to future success either because of their past accomplishments, status in their field or their credentials. We use a variety of resources to identify Cambridge Who's Who candidates. Individuals who are affiliated with professional associations and societies, attend core events within their field or subscribe to certain periodicals are ideal candidates, as this demonstrates that they have sought enrichment within their career fields and participate in activities that extend beyond the workplace. These are the executives, professionals and entrepreneurs who we actively seek out and select as candidates for inclusion in Cambridge Who's Who.

In addition, the 400,000 active members of Cambridge Who's Who have the ability to nominate peers, colleagues, mentors and associates for Cambridge Who's Who membership. Nominating others is a privilege reserved exclusively for our members.

Any further inquiries regarding membership candidacy or selection may be directed to

What kinds of products and services are associated with Cambridge Who's Who membership?

The branding services, networking resources and digital real estate opportunities offered by Cambridge Who's Who can vastly increase members’ credibility and exposure. The following products and services have been made available to our members in order to maximize their membership:

  • Access to our Online Registry.
  • Our impressive Hardcover Registry, to be prominently displayed in members’ offices and homes.
  • Our “Top 101 Industry Experts” Paperback Book, featuring exclusive interviews with and biographies of prominent members.
  • Industry-Specific Calendars, where members are recognized in their own month with a full-color photograph and biography.
  • Our Personalized Press Release Distribution Program, in which each member’s accomplishments and recent endeavors are highlighted in a personalized press release that is distributed to a multitude of online media channels.
  • Our Video Biography Program, which is designed to capture members’ stories forever on film.
  • Our Internet Exposure Program, which includes a personalized website featuring each member’s biography, press release and contact information for networking purposes. Our team of Web optimization and online branding experts identify key words and phrases associated with each member’s area of expertise and drive traffic to his or her website.

To learn more about the full suite of Cambridge Who's Who member benefits, products and services, please contact or call (866) 933-1555, ext. 5105.

How does the Cambridge Who's Who online registry work?

Members are given personalized usernames and passwords to log into our online registry,, which is comprised of more than 400,000 profiles of professionals who represent a diverse range of industries and fields. Access to the online registry allows members to search for potential business contacts so that they may begin networking once they sign up for membership.

What separates Cambridge Who's Who from other “Who’s Who” organizations?

Cambridge Who's Who is the leading branding organization for executives, professionals and entrepreneurs. Our mission is to help individuals achieve their goals by providing them with an exclusive set of professional branding platforms, networking tools, career development resources and digital real estate opportunities. While we are aware that the ‘Who’s Who” industry has been widely known for merely vanity publishing, Cambridge Who's Who is dedicated to dispelling that reputation and redefining the global perspective of the ‘Who’s Who” brand by distinguishing itself from competitors. At Cambridge, we are constantly looking for ways to better serve our members, and provide them with the most innovative and effective networking and branding tools.

Where can I find Cambridge Who's Who publications?

Our publications are available primarily to our members as they are associated with Cambridge Who's Who membership, and designed to encourage networking and branding. They are also available through the Library of Congress.

Where is Cambridge Who's Who located?

Cambridge Who's Who has three locations; one in midtown Manhattan and two in Long Island:

  • 140 E. 45th Street
    36th Floor
    New York, NY 10017
  • 445 Westbury Boulevard
    Hempstead, NY 11550
  • 498 RXR Plaza
    West Tower
    Uniondale, NY 11556

Where can I learn about employment opportunities at Cambridge Who's Who?

As the fastest-growing publisher of professional biographies today, Cambridge Who's Who is constantly seeking out motivated professionals to join our team.

For more information about career opportunities with Cambridge Who's Who, please contact our human resource department at

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