Meet the Editors
SearchUnifiedCommunications has a team of dedicated editors who cover a wide array of communications technology topics geared toward business IT leaders. Our staff keeps in constant contact with top industry experts to produce fresh, original content and technical advice. Here's a look at who's behind the site:
Katherine Finnell Site Editor [email protected]
Katherine is site editor for SearchUnifiedCommunications in TechTarget's Networking and Security Media Group. She writes and edits content on a variety of business communications technology topics, including unified communications as a service, video conferencing and collaboration. Before joining TechTarget in September 2013, she worked as a freelance correspondent for the South section in The Boston Globe. She has a bachelor's degree in mediated communication from Stonehill College and a master's degree in print and multimedia journalism from Emerson College.
Luke O'Neill Executive Editor [email protected]
Luke O'Neill is executive editor of the Networking Media Group, overseeing SearchNetworking and SearchUnifiedCommunications. He edits and writes articles on various networking topics, including network management, wireless technologies and software-defined WAN. He is the former senior site editor of SearchUnifiedCommunications. Before joining TechTarget in February 2015, Luke earned a master's degree in print and multimedia journalism from Emerson College.
Kate Gerwig Editorial Director [email protected]
As editorial director of TechTarget's Networking and Security Media Group, Kate works closely with the editorial staff to develop relevant content for enterprise networking and communications service provider audiences, including hardware and software network technologies and trends, wireless networking, data center and branch office network architecture, and cloud networking. Before joining TechTarget in 2007, Kate covered telecommunications and the internet for more than 15 years for a variety of magazines, websites and wire services. She was also the executive editor of Tele.com magazine, principal analyst of enterprise network services at Current Analysis Inc., and a senior editor at CMP custom publishing, where she worked with a wide variety of technology clients targeting enterprise customers. She received her master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.
Sandra Gittlen Editor at Large [email protected]
Sandra Gittlen is editor at large for TechTarget's Networking and Security Media Group. She joined TechTarget in 2019 to write on a wide range of networking and security topics. Sandra has written about enterprise technologies and IT overall for nearly 25 years. For 15 years, she was a freelancer with a client portfolio that ranged from industry publications to companies targeting IT buyers. Prior to freelancing, Sandra was an editor and reporter at IDG's Network World. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Alicia Landsberg Managing Editor [email protected]
Alicia Landsberg is the managing editor for the Networking and Security Media Group. Prior, she served as a senior editor producing product content for areas in Data Center Virtualization, Cloud DevOps and Health IT. Alicia worked in educational publishing at Pearson and Cengage Learning before joining TechTarget in 2016. She has also reported and written for several print and online publications throughout her career.
Alissa Irei Senior Writer [email protected]
Alissa Irei is a senior writer in the Networking and Security Media Group, contributing to SearchNetworking, SearchSecurity and SearchUnifiedCommunications. In previous roles at TechTarget, she was features and e-zine editor for Network Evolution and site editor of SearchSDN. Alissa graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a master's degree in journalism, going on to work as a videographer, producer, video editor and on-air journalist for ABC and NBC news outlets in Montana and South Carolina. She later served as a lead editor at a Boston-based content marketing firm and as the editorial and creative services director at a small liberal arts college. Her work as a multimedia reporter has also appeared in the Phoenix New Times, AOL's Politics Daily and the Military Times.
Antone Gonsalves News Director [email protected]
Antone Gonsalves is the news director for the Networking Media Group. He has deep and wide experience in tech journalism. Since the mid-1990s, he has worked for UBM's InformationWeek, TechWeb and Computer Reseller News. He has also written for Ziff Davis' PC Week, IDG's CSOonline and IBTMedia's CruxialCIO, and rounded all of that out by covering startups for Bloomberg News. He started his journalism career at United Press International, working as a reporter and editor in California, Texas, Kansas and Florida.
Mike Gleason News Writer [email protected]
Mike Gleason is a reporter covering unified communications topics. He previously covered communities in the MetroWest region of Massachusetts for the Milford Daily News, Walpole Times, Sharon Advocate and Medfield Press. He has also worked for newspapers in Central Massachusetts and Southwestern Vermont and served as a local editor for Patch.