Contributors to SearchCIO

Current Contributors

  • Daniel Allen

    N2 Cyber Security Consultants

    Daniel Allen is an information technology specialist with a master's degree in cybersecurity and information assurance.

  • Rahul Awati

    Rahul Awati is a PMP-certified project manager with IT infrastructure experience spanning storage, compute and enterprise networking.

  • Madelyn Bacon

    Associate Site Editor

  • Pam Baker

    Pam Baker is the author of eight books and hundreds of technology articles published in leading online and print publications.

  • Bryan Barringer

    Bryan Barringer is a technology and business operations expert who specializes in mobility, user adoption, UX/UI design, customer acquisition, product design/management, strategy and business development.

  • Kevin Beaver

    Principle Logic, LLC

    Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, writer, professional, speaker and expert witness with Atlanta-based Principle Logic LLC.

  • Corinne Bernstein

    Corinne Bernstein has written and edited business and technology articles for more than 30 years.

  • David Bianco

    Target

    David Bianco is an active member of the threat-hunting community, speaking and writing about subjects such as incident detection and response, threat intelligence and threat hunting.

  • Stephen J. Bigelow

    Senior Technology Editor

    Stephen J. Bigelow, senior technology editor in the Data Center and Virtualization media group, has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry.

  • Jacqueline Biscobing

    Senior Managing Editor, News

    Jacqueline Biscobing is senior managing editor of TechTarget's News Team.

  • Bridget Botelho

    Editorial Director, News

    Bridget Botelho joined TechTarget as a reporter in 2007 and has covered a variety of technologies and IT industry trends.

  • David Brain

    Symphony Ventures

    David Brain is co-founder and COO of Symphony Ventures. A process and automation expert, he has gained recent recognition as an authority on robotics process automation.

  • Kate Brush

    Technical Writer

    Kate graduated summa cum laude from Suffolk University in 2018 with a BA in English. Before coming to TechTarget, she worked as a Faculty Assistant in Suffolk's English department, helping teach undergraduate classes, working one-on-one with students and assisting in the data collection and analysis for a grant-funded, university-wide survey on digital media.

  • John Burke

    Nemertes Research

    John Burke is CTO and principal research analyst with Nemertes Research. With nearly two decades of technology experience, he has worked at all levels of IT, including end-user support specialist, programmer, system administrator, database specialist, network administrator, network architect and systems architect.

  • Ed Burns

    Executive Editor

    Executive Editor Ed Burns manages editorial content and writes news and feature stories for SearchEnterpriseAI, covering AI, machine learning, deep learning and related topics.

  • Kristen Caretta

    TechTarget

  • Caron Carlson

  • Gary Case

    Pink Elephant

    Gary Case, an expert in continual service improvement and business relationship management, is principal consultant at Pink Elephant.

  • Rich Castagna

    Rich has been involved with high-tech journalism for more than 20 years.

  • Wesley Chai

    Technical Writer

    Wesley Chai is a Technical Writer, Whatis.com. Wesley is a 2018 graduate from the University of Iowa, with a BA in English & Creative Writing and a certificate in Entrepreneurial Management. Wesley is from Colorado Springs, and enjoys spending his free time painting, writing fiction, and snowboarding.

  • Mike Chapple

    University of Notre Dame

    Mike Chapple, Ph. D., CISA, CISSP, is a senior director of IT with the University of Notre Dame.

  • Reda Chouffani

    Biz Technology Solutions

  • David Clifford

    Pace Harmon

    David Clifford, a director at outsourcing advisory firm Pace Harmon, is an expert on service integration and management (SIAM).

  • Michael Cobb

    Michael Cobb , CISSP-ISSAP is a renowned security author with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry.

  • Ben Cole

    Executive Editor

    Ben Cole is executive editor, overseeing SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement, SearchEnterpriseAI and Data Science Central.

  • TechTarget Contributor

    Every day, millions of technology professionals rely on TechTarget’s network of sites to consume news analysis; read useful tutorials, how-tos and tips; and consume in-depth features and vendor product comparisons.

  • Roger Crawford

    Barker Implement

  • Mark T. Dabertin

    Pepper Hamilton LLP

    Mark T. Dabertin is special counsel in the financial services practice group of Pepper Hamilton LLP.

  • Diann Daniel

    TechTarget

    Diann Daniel is a senior site editor in TechTarget’s Enterprise Software and Services Media Group.

  • John DiCarlo

    Pace Harmon

    John DiCarlo is a managing director at Pace Harmon with more than two decades of IT-focused professional services experience.

  • Katie Donegan

    Associate Site Editor

    Katie Donegan is an associate site editor for SearchSecurity and SearchCloudSecurity.

  • Taylor Driscoll

    Editorial Assistant

    Taylor Driscoll is an editorial assistant for the News Team at TechTarget, covering product releases.

  • Dennis Drogseth

    Enterprise Management Associates

    Dennis Drogseth is vice president of research at Enterprise Management Associates.

  • Troy DuMoulin

    Pink Elephant

    Troy DuMoulin, vice president of research and development at Pink Elephant, is a leading expert in ITSM, ITIL, IT governance and Lean practices.

  • Jill Dyché

    SAS Best Practices

    Jill Dyché is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and business consultant. She was partner and co-founder of Baseline Consulting, a professional services firm specializing in business analytics, data warehousing, data integration and master data management.

  • Colin Earl

    Agiloft

    Colin Earl is the founder and CEO of Agiloft, a Silicon Valley pioneer in no-code development platforms for business applications.

  • Bob Egan

    The Sepharim Group

  • David Essex

    Industry Editor

    David Essex is an industry editor in the Enterprise Software and Services Media Group at TechTarget.

  • Phil Fersht

    HfS Research Ltd.

    Phil Fersht is CEO and chief analyst of HfS Research, a U.K. analyst firm focused on the impact of emerging technologies on business operations.

  • Laura Fitzgibbons

    Laura Fitzgibbons is a research writer, technical writer and technical illustrator specializing in science and technology content.

  • Joseph Flahiff

    Whitewater Projects Inc.

  • Aislyn Fredsall

  • Gabriella Frick

    Site Editor

    Gabriella Frick is site editor for TechTarget's Enterprise Software and Services Media Group.

  • Tom Gambardella

    Editorial Assistant

    Tom Gambardella is a second-year college student interning at TechTarget who contributes to SearchCIO and SearchCompliance.

  • Robin Gareiss

    Metrigy Research

    Robin Gareiss is CEO and Principal Analyst at Metrigy, where she oversees research product development, conducts primary research, and advises leading enterprises, vendors, and carriers.

  • Kara Gattine

    Director of Editorial Operations

    In her role as executive managing editor, Kara coordinates and oversees the creation, editing and production of editorial projects for TechTarget's websites.

  • Stan Gibson

    Stan Gibson Communications

    Stan Gibson, an award-winning technology writer and former executive editor at eWEEK and PC Week, is principal at Stan Gibson Communications.

  • Alexander S. Gillis

    Technical Writer and Editor

    Alexander S. Gillis is an assistant technical writer and editor in the WhatIs group at TechTarget.

  • Mike Gleason

    News Writer

    Mike Gleason is a reporter covering unified communications and end-user computing topics.

  • Chris Gonsalves

    TechTarget

  • Karen Goulart

    Features Writer

    Karen Goulart covers CIO strategies for cloud computing and virtualization, the data center and business application trends for SearchCIO.com.

  • Jessica Groopman

    Kaleido Insights

    Jessica Groopman is an industry analyst and founding partner at Kaleido Insights.

  • Laurence Hart

    CGI Federal

    Laurence Hart is an information professional with over 20 years of experience. He is a director of consulting services at CGI Federal.

  • Jonathan Hassell

    82 Ventures LLC

    Jonathan Hassell is an author, consultant and speaker, and has a strong background in Windows Vista.

  • Ernie Hayden

    443 Consulting LLC

    Ernie Hayden, CISSP, GICSP (Gold), PSP, is the founder and principal of 443 Consulting LLC and is an ICS security subject matter expert.

  • Carolyn Heinze

    Carolyn Heinze is a freelance writer currently living in Paris. She's covered multiple topics, such as technology, business and cowboys and cowgirls.

  • Brian Holak

    Site Editor

    Brian Holak is the former site editor for SearchBusinessAnalytics and SearchDataManagement. He reports on business intelligence, analytics and data management.

  • Makenzie Holland

    News Writer

    Makenzie Holland is a news writer covering big tech and federal regulation.

  • Andrew Horne

    CEB

    Andrew Horne is an IT practice leader at CEB, a best practice and technology company, and the author of many IT-focused studies.

  • Alexander Howard

    TechTarget

  • Jeff Jenkins

    Travelport

    Jeff Jenkins is a regulatory compliance, information security and risk management expert and currently the director of cybersecurity at Travelport. 

  • Johna Till Johnson

    Nemertes Research

  • Chris Kanaracus

    News Director

    Chris is a news director overseeing coverage of Cloud/DevOps and storage topics.

  • Ron Karjian

    Managing Editor

    Ron Karjian is a managing editor of e-publications in TechTarget's Business Initiatives Group.

  • Kassidy Kelley

    Site Editor

    Kassidy Kelley is the site editor for SearchEnterpriseAI. She started at TechTarget on the SearchCIO team in August 2018.

  • Sean Michael Kerner

  • Paul Kirvan

  • Steven Kirz

    Pace Harmon

    Steven Kirz is a managing director at Pace Harmon, a business transformation and outsourcing advisory services firm.

  • Harvey R. Koeppel

    Pictographics Inc.

    Harvey R. Koeppel is executive director of the Center for CIO Leadership.

  • Tony Kontzer

  • Garry Kranz

    Garry Kranz is a retired senior news writer in the IT Infrastructure and Strategy Group.

  • Ashwin Krishnan

    StandOutin90Sec

    Ashwin Krishnan is the host of StandOutin90Sec.

  • Nicole Laskowski

    Senior News Director

    Nicole Laskowski is a senior news director for TechTarget.

  • George Lawton

    George Lawton is a journalist based in London with over 30 years of experience writing about computers, communications, knowledge management, business and health.

  • Irwin Lazar

    Metrigy Research

    Irwin Lazar is President and Principal Analyst at Metrigy Research, where he leads coverage on the Digital Workplace.

  • Rachel Lebeaux

    Senior Managing Editor

    Rachel Lebeaux is the senior managing editor for SearchCIO.com and SearchCompliance.com.

  • Kristen Lee

    News Writer

    Kristen Lee is a former news writer for SearchHealthIT.

  • Sarah Lewis

    Technical Writer

  • David Loshin

    Knowledge Integrity Inc.

    David Loshin is president of Knowledge Integrity Inc., a consulting company that works with clients on business intelligence, big data, data quality, data governance and master data management initiatives.

  • Scott D. Lowe

    ActualTech Media

    Scott Lowe is a former CIO and frequent contributor to TechTarget, TechRepublic and other IT publications.

  • Ben Lutkevich

    Technical Writer

  • Lisa Martinek

    TechTarget

  • Kayla Matthews

    Kayla Matthews is an IT technologies writer and journalist. Her work has been featured on The New Stack, InformationWeek, Toolbox and Computerworld.

  • Chris McClean

    Forrester Research

    Chris McClean is a principal analyst and research director at Forrester Research.

  • Kevin McDonald

    Alvaka Networks

    Kevin B. McDonald is chief operating officer and chief information security officer at Alvaka Networks, a network management and security firm in Irvine, California.

  • Matt McWha

    CEB

    Matt McWha is an IT practice leader at CEB, a best practice insight and technology company.

  • Rachel Meltzer

    Associate Editor

    Rachel focuses on all things IT products and tech, maintaining TechTarget's Buyer's Guides to ensure product information is accurate and up-to-date.

  • Andy Metzger

    Andy Metzger is a freelance reporter based just outside Boston.

  • Jan-Willem Middelburg

    Pink Elephant

    Jan-Willem Middelburg, a leading expert on service automation, is the regional director for the Asian Pacific Division of Pink Elephant, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Charlie Miles

    Pink Elephant

    Charlie Miles is a principal consultant at Pink Elephant, a global training, consulting and conference provider.

  • John Moore

    Industry Editor

    John Moore writes features and news analysis articles for SearchITChannel and SearchCIO.

  • Lisa Morgan

    Lisa Morgan is a journalist, industry analyst and content strategist who writes and speaks about emerging technologies and their impacts on business and society.

  • Dan Morris

    Wendan Consulting

    Dan Morris is founding principal of Wendan Consulting, which specializes in business improvement and operational transformation.

  • Ed Moyle

    Drake Software

    Ed Moyle is systems and software security director at Drake Software.

  • Jerald Murphy

    Nemertes Research

    Jerry Murphy is a contributor with over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and currently serves as the SVP of Research and Consulting at Nemertes.

  • Judith Myerson

    Judith Myerson is an independent cybersecurity consultant and former ADP security officer (ISSO) at a naval facility.

  • David Needle

    David Needle is a veteran technology reporter covering mobile, big data, CX and social media, among other topics.

  • William Newman

    SAP

    William Newman is a Senior Principal at SAP.

  • Niel Nickolaisen

    O.C. Tanner Co.

    Niel Nickolaisen is senior vice president and chief information officer at O.C. Tanner Co. in Salt Lake City.

  • Jim O'Donnell

    News Writer

    Jim O'Donnell covers all things SAP for SearchSAP.

  • Kogan Page

    Kogan Page produces books and digital content by the world's leading business experts to help professionals develop abilities and grow careers.

  • Christine Parizo

    Christine Parizo is a freelance writer specializing in business and technology.

  • Andy Patrizio

    Andy Patrizio is a veteran technology journalist based in southern California.

  • David Petersson

    David Petersson is a developer and freelance writer who covers various technology topics, from cybersecurity and artificial intelligence to hacking and blockchain.

  • Sabrina Polin

    Associate Editor

    Sabrina Polin is the associate editor for TechTarget's Video Content team.

  • Brien Posey

    Brien Posey is a 15-time Microsoft MVP with two decades of IT experience. He has served as a lead network engineer for the U.S. Department of Defense and as a network administrator for some of the largest insurance companies in America.

  • Mary K. Pratt

    Mary K. Pratt is an award-winning freelance journalist with a focus on covering enterprise IT and cybersecurity management and strategy.

  • Packt Publishing

    Packt Publishing aims to put software to work in new ways by providing IT professionals high-caliber learning materials and services.

  • David Ratcliffe

    Pink Elephant

    David Ratcliffe is co-founder and president of Pink Elephant Inc., a premier global training, consulting and conference service provider.

  • IT Revolution

    IT Revolution is a leader in publishing, event production and research on IT subjects.

  • Jeffrey Ritter

    University of Oxford

    Jeffrey Ritter, Esq., is one of the nation's leading experts on information governance, security, the use of digital information as evidence and the emergence of cloud services.

  • Scott Robinson

    Kentucky Farm Bureau

    Scott Robinson is an IT consultant and social science researcher with more than 20 years' experience in both commercial industry and government.

  • Linda Rosencrance

    Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer and editor in the Boston area.

  • Steven Ross

    Risk Masters, Inc.

    Steven Ross is the executive principal and founder of Risk Masters, Inc. and holds certification as a Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP).

  • Mekhala Roy

    Former News and Features Writer

  • Isaac Sacolick

    StarCIO

    Isaac Sacolick, president of StarCIO, is a top social CIO and industry speaker.

  • Francesca Sales

    Site Editor

    Francesca Sales is site editor for SearchCIO.com and SearchCompliance.com.

  • Ed Scannell

    Editor at Large

    Ed Scannell is Editor at Large with TechTarget’s News Group.

  • Ronald Schmelzer

    Cognilytica

    Ronald Schmelzer writes content about how enterprises use AI technologies for TechTarget's SearchEnterpriseAI site.

  • Greg Schulz

    The Server and StorageIO Group

    Greg Schulz is founder and senior analyst with the IT infrastructure analyst and consulting firm StorageIO.

  • Margie Semilof

    Editor At Large

    Margie covers topics of special interest to enterprise architects and others on corporate strategic management teams.

  • Dave Shackleford

    Voodoo Security

    Dave Shackleford is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security, as well as a SANS analyst, instructor, and course author and GIAC technical director.

  • Esther Shein

    Esther Shein is a freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in several online and print publications.

  • Jessica Sirkin

    Jessica Sirkin is the former associate site editor for SearchOracle and SearchSQLServer. She previously was a managing editor at SAPexperts, and she also has written for Data Informed and [email protected]

  • Sandra Smith

    Brown University

    Sandra Smith is program director for the Brown University Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership, where she works in partnership with the Academic Director to ensure the program design and curriculum are top quality and differentiated.

  • George Spalding

    Pink Elephant

    George Spalding, executive vice president at Pink Elephant, is an insightful ITSM industry expert, executive management consultant and trainer.

  • Benjamin St. George

    Assistant Site Editor

    Benjamin St. George started as an assistant site editor for SearchEnterpriseAI and SearchCIO in April 2021. He graduated from UMass Boston in 2020 with a degree in English.

  • SearchCIO Staff

  • Christian Stafford

    Editorial Assistant

    Christian Stafford joins the CIO, IT Strategy and Channel media group as a co-op from Northeastern University's journalism program.

  • Craig Stedman

    Industry Editor

    Craig Stedman produces in-depth packages of editorial content on business intelligence, analytics, data management and AI technologies for TechTarget websites that include SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and SearchEnterpriseAI.

  • Lachlan Stokes

    Leading Edge Forum

    Lachlan Stokes is a research advisor at Leading Edge Forum. His areas of expertise include business model innovation, strategy development, communications and change management.

  • Shaun Sutner

    News Director

    Shaun Sutner, a journalist with more than 25 years of newspaper experience, directs news coverage for the sites in TechTarget's Information Management Group.

  • Stephen Swoyer

    Eckerson Group

    Stephen Swoyer, a researcher and analyst with 20-plus years of industry experience, enjoys writing about software development and software architecture.

  • Darryl K. Taft

    TechTarget

    Darryl K. Taft is a former news writer, covering DevOps and vendor news for TechTarget's applications development websites.

  • Katie Terrell Hanna

    Katie Terrell Hanna is a freelance writer and content marketing professional for a variety of enterprise technology companies.

  • Patrick Thibodeau

    Senior News Writer

    Patrick Thibodeau reports on HR and ERP technologies. He has covered IT for more than two decades and has won numerous ASBPE journalism awards.

  • Christina Torode

    Editorial Director

    Christina Torode is editorial director of TechTarget's CIO/IT Strategy media group.

  • Sue Troy

    Editorial Director

    As Editorial Director of TechTarget's CIO, IT Strategy and Channel Media Group, Sue Troy steers the editorial coverage of SearchCIO.com, SearchCompliance.com, SearchITChannel.com and SearchCloudProvider.com.

  • Linda Tucci

    Industry Editor -- CIO/IT Strategy

    Linda Tucci, Industry editor -- CIO/IT strategy, focuses on developing strategic editorial and research initiatives for TechTarget.

  • Kathleen Walch

    Cognilytica

    Kathleen Walch writes content about how enterprises use AI technologies for TechTarget's SearchEnterpriseAI site.

  • J. LeRoy Ward

  • Glen Weaver

  • Jennifer Wels

    Pink Elephant

    Jennifer Wels works for Pink Elephant as a management consultant. She has more than 20 years of professional experience.

  • Ivy Wigmore

    Content Editor

    Ivy Wigmore is content editor on WhatIs.com, the IT encyclopedia engine behind TechTarget’s large network of technology media websites.

  • Greg Witte

    Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.

    Greg Witte is a senior security engineer for Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.

  • Craig Wright

    Pace Harmon

    Craig Wright is managing director at Pace Harmon, a business transformation and outsourcing advisory.

  • Gavin Wright

    Gavin Wright is a high-tech and computer engineering veteran with over 15 years of experience.

  • Kinza Yasar

    Technical Writer

    Kinza Yasar is a technical writer at TechTarget. She has a background in IT, including a focus on networking in the telecommunications industry.

  • Andrew Zola

    Andrew Zola is a freelance technology journalist with bylines everywhere.

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