Contributors to SearchCIO

Current Contributors

  • 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.

  • Jeremy Bergsman

    CEB

    Jeremy Bergsman is an IT practice leader at CEB, overseeing research studies that seek to address common enterprise IT challenges.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • John Burke

    Nemertes Research

    John Burke is CIO 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

  • 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.

  • David Clifford

    Pace Harmon

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

  • Ben Cole

    Executive Editor

    Executive Editor Ben Cole covers cybersecurity issues for SearchSecurity, as well as regulatory concerns for SearchCompliance.

  • Matthew Craig

  • Alex DelVecchio

    Content Development Strategist

    Alex DelVecchio is the content development strategist for the CIO group.

  • Anil Desai

  • John DiCarlo

    Pace Harmon

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

  • Pierre Dorion

    Long View Systems

    Pierre Dorion was the data center practice director and a senior consultant with Long View Systems Inc. in Phoenix.

  • 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.

  • Colin Earl

    Agiloft

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

  • Wayne Eckerson

    Industry Analyst

    Wayne Eckerson has been a thought leader in business intelligence and analytics since the early 1990s. He has conducted numerous studies and is a speaker, blogger and consultant.

  • Bob Egan

    The Sepharim Group

  • Nigel Fenwick

    Forrester Research

    Nigel Fenwick is a vice president and principal analyst serving CIOs at Forrester Research Inc. His latest research focuses on digital business.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Nemertes Research

    Robin Gareiss is a unified communications analyst with extensive experience advising IT executives on their technology strategies.

  • 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.

  • David Geer

    Geer Communications

  • Dina Gerdeman

    Dina Gerdeman is a Boston-area-based freelance writer and editor covering business news and features.

  • 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.

  • Mike Gleason

    News Reporter

    Mike Gleason covers desktop management, Windows 10, virtual desktop infrastructure and enterprise mobility on the SearchEnterpriseDesktop, SearchVirtualDesktop and SearchMobileComputing sites.

  • Karen Goulart

    Features Writer

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

  • Michael Gregg

    Superior Solutions, Inc.

    Michael Gregg of The Solution Firm has extensive experience securing networks. You can confidentially ask him your corporate network security questions here.

  • 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.

  • 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 for SearchHealthIT.

  • 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.

  • Lauren Horwitz

    Lauren Horwitz is managing editor of Cisco.com.

  • Johna Till Johnson

    Nemertes Research

  • Chris Kanaracus

    News Director

    Chris is a news director and writer who covers the cloud computing market for TechTarget with a focus on end-user concerns.

  • Ron Karjian

    Managing Editor

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

  • Khalid Kark

    Forrester Research Inc.

    Khalid Kark is a research director at Forrester Research Inc., leading the team responsible for delivering research and advisory services to IT leaders.

  • Kassidy Kelley

    Site Editor

    Kassidy Kelley is a site editor for searchEnterpriseAI.

  • 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.

  • Garry Kranz

    Senior News Writer

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

  • Nicole Laskowski

    News Director

    Nicole Laskowski is a news director for TechTarget.

  • George Lawton

    George Lawton is a journalist based near San Francisco, Calif. Over the last 15 years he has written over 2,000 stories for publications about computers, communications, knowledge management, business, health and other areas which interest him.

  • Irwin Lazar

    Nemertes Research

    Irwin Lazar is the vice president and service director at Nemertes Research, where he develops and manages research projects, develops cost models, conducts strategic seminars and advises clients. Irwin is responsible for benchmarking the adoption and use of emerging technologies in the enterprise in areas including VoIP, unified communications, video conferencing, social computing, collaboration and advanced network services.

  • Craig Le Clair

    Forrester Research Inc.

    Craig Le Clair, principal analyst at Forrester Research Inc., is an internationally recognized expert in business process management.

  • 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.

  • Ken Lewis

    PA Consulting Group

  • 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.

  • Kurt Marko

    MarkoInsights

    Kurt Marko is an engineer and technologist who designs and builds digital systems at varied scales.

  • Mike Matchett

    Small World Big Data

    Mike Matchett is principal IT industry analyst at Small World Big Data.

  • 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.

  • Shamus McGillicuddy

    Enterprise Management Associates

    Shamus is the vice president of research for the network management practice at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). He has more than nine years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a journalist covering the network infrastructure market.

  • Dan McMahon

    Pace Harmon

    Dan McMahon, a director at the management consulting firm Pace Harmon, specializes in technology sourcing and business transformation.

  • 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

    Senior Site Editor

    John Moore edits and contributes features and news analysis for SearchITChannel.

  • Dan Morris

    Wendan Consulting

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

  • David Needle

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

  • 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.

  • Ellen O'Brien

    Executive Editor

    Ellen O'Brien, a former senior editor at CIO Decisions, is now executive editor of SearchStorage.com.

  • Christine Parizo

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

  • David Petersson

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

  • 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, a freelance writer based in Massachusetts, writes frequently about business management and information technology.

  • 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.

  • Athena Reilly

    Accenture

    Athena Reilly is a managing director in Accenture Strategy's practice.

  • 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.

  • Margaret Rouse

    WhatIs.com

    Margaret Rouse writes for and manages WhatIs.com, TechTarget’s IT encyclopedia and learning center.

  • Mekhala Roy

    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.

  • 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

    Editorial Director

    Margie Semilof is the editorial director for TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization media group.

  • Esther Shein

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

  • Rick Sherman

    Athena IT Solutions

    Rick Sherman is the founder and managing partner of Athena IT Solutions, a Maynard. Mass.-based firm that provides data warehouse, BI and data management consulting services. In addition to having more than 30 years of experience in the business, Sherman is an author, a frequent speaker at industry events and a part-time lecturer at Northeastern University's Graduate School of Engineering.

  • 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 Knowledge@Wharton.

  • Carol Sliwa

    Senior News Writer

    Carol Sliwa is a Senior News Writer with SearchStorage.com.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Editor at Large

    Craig Stedman is an editor at large for TechTarget's information management websites, including 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

    News Writer

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

  • Patrick Thibodeau

    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.

  • Ed Tittel

    Ed Tittel has worked for over 30 years as a software developer and development manager, a networking consultant, a trainer and course developer, and a technical evangelist for several companies.

  • Bill Tolson

    Tolson Communications

    Bill Tolson is a principal consultant at Tolson Communications and has more than 15 years experience in the storage industry including storage solutions like e-mail archiving, enterprise content management and information lifecycle management.

  • Mark Tonsetic

    Mark Tonsetic is a former IT practice leader at CEB, a best practice insight and technology company for IT leaders.

  • 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

    Editor at Large

    Linda Tucci oversees coverage for TechTarget's award-winning SearchCIO news site.

  • Jack Vaughan

    Senior News Writer

    Senior news writer Jack Vaughan writes stories and helps oversee editorial coverage for SearchDataManagement, SearchOracle and SearchSQLServer.

  • Jennifer Wels

    Pink Elephant

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

  • Craig Wright

    Pace Harmon

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

Past Contributors

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