Editorial Team

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Telecom

Sue Marek
Sue Marek Editor-In-Chief

Sue Marek

Editor-In-Chief

Sue Marek is editor-in-chief of FierceMarkets' Telecom Group where she oversees the editorial content of several FierceMarkets' newsletters, including FierceWireless, FierceTelecom, FierceCable, FierceOnlineVideo, FierceDeveloper, FierceWireless:Europe and FierceWireless:Tech, and provides editorial guidance for the publications' websites, webinars and live events. Sue joined the company in 2007 and has more than 20 years of experience reporting on the telecom industry. Sue is a frequent speaker at industry events such as the Consumer Electronics Show, the Competitive Carriers' Assocation conference and the Telecommunications Industry Association conference. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was the executive editor of Wireless Week. From 1999 to 2001, she worked as an analyst for Paul Kagan Associates, specializing in wireless and broadband technologies. Sue is based in Denver where she shares her office with a large (and sometimes noisy) yellow lab named Harvey. 

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Mike Dano
Mike Dano Executive Editor

Mike Dano

Executive Editor

Mike Dano is the executive editor for the FierceMarkets Telecom Group, which includes FierceWireless, FierceTelecom, FierceCable, FierceWireless:Tech, FierceDeveloper, FierceWireless:Europe and FierceOnlineVideo. Mike oversees the editorial content for the publications, and acts as a point of contact for such content. Mike has covered the wireless industry as a journalist for more than a decade, and remembers writing a story about the transition from black and white to color screens on cell phones. Mike is based in Denver. 

Latest by Mike Dano

Samantha Bookman
Samantha Bookman Managing Editor

Samantha Bookman

Managing Editor

Samantha Bookman is the editor of FierceOnlineVideo and managing editor of FierceMarkets' Telecom group. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was the web editor for Horizon House's two trade publications, Telecommunications and Microwave Journal. When not covering the fast-evolving online video ecosystem, she can be found digging through the comics stacks at Outer Limits, hiking, or practicing martial arts. Based in Boston, Mass.

Latest by Samantha Bookman

Phil Goldstein
Phil Goldstein Editor

Phil Goldstein

Editor

Phil Goldstein is the editor of FierceWireless, and is the primary contact for the publication. He also oversees FierceWireless:Europe. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, he was the managing editor of The Daily Free Press, the independent student newspaper at Boston University, as well as an intern for The Times of London. He gets excited about the latest smartphone launches, but is also an avid lover of the New York Yankees, poetry, photography, traveling and escaping humidity. He is based at the FierceMarkets main office in Washington, D.C.

Latest by Phil Goldstein

Sean Buckley
Sean Buckley Senior Editor

Sean Buckley

Senior Editor

Sean Buckley is the senior editor of FierceTelecom. He joined the FierceTelecom staff in July 2009 and is responsible for covering news and trends in the wireline section of the telecom industry. Before joining the FierceTelecom staff, Sean was the Editor-in-Chief for Telecom Engine from 2006 to 2009 overseeing both the former print publication Telecommunications Magazine Americas and its transition to a web-based publication. Sean also covered the public sector IT and mobile network infrastructure trends as a senior analyst at Current Analysis. In addition to writing about wireline industry trends, Sean enjoys playing with his two sons, reading history books, watching the Celtics, and listening to Grateful Dead concerts on Sirius Satellite Radio. Sean works out of his home office Dracut, Mass.

Latest by Sean Buckley

Daniel Frankel
Daniel Frankel Editor

Daniel Frankel

Editor

Daniel Frankel is the editor of FierceCable. He joined the FierceMarkets staff in May 2014 and is responsible for covering news and trends in the pay-TV section of the telecom industry. Before joining FierceMarkets’ Telecom Group, Daniel served as a senior writer for GigaOm, joining the San Francisco-based technology research and publishing company upon its acquisition of paidContent.org. In this job, Daniel covered the pay-TV industry and the migration of video services to the Internet. Daniel worked on staff at Variety for eight years, covering the home entertainment and television industries. He has also worked in corporate communications, serving clients including IMAX, Lionsgate and The Chernin Group for the boutique PR firm Principal Communications. Daniel is married with two pre-teen sons, and is an active youth sports coach, bicyclist and Mexican food consumer. He’s based near Downtown Los Angeles. 

Latest by Daniel Frankel

Monica Alleven
Monica Alleven Editor

Monica Alleven

Editor

Monica Alleven is editor of FierceWirelessTech and pitches in as copy editor for several FierceMarkets Telecom Group newsletters. She previously was editor in chief of Wireless Week, where she held editorial positions covering everything from PCS auctions to noise-canceling techniques to base station technologies. Before covering the wireless industry, she worked at several community newspapers in the Pacific Northwest, where she honed her ability to stay awake through late-night planning commission meetings and school board sessions. Monica is based in Portland, Ore., and is on a mission to find a viable way to work from the beach. 

Latest by Monica Alleven

Anne Morris
Anne Morris Editor

Anne Morris

Editor

Anne Morris is the editor of FierceWireless:Europe. She has been working for telecoms print and online publications for over 15 years and has specialised in wireless industry news for much of that period. Most recently she has been contributing articles and research reports on fixed and wireless communications and technology as a freelance writer and editor for publications including Total Telecom, ZDNet UK, European Communications and others. Her interests include running, long walks and yoga, but these healthy activities are somewhat offset by an appreciation of good red wine. She is also a voracious reader, knows German well and is now trying to improve her French. 

Latest by Anne Morris

Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll Managing Editor

Michael Carroll

Managing Editor

Michael Carroll joined the Fierce family in 2010 as European editor of TelecomsEMEA.net, before becoming managing editor of the combined FierceWireless:Europe/TelecomsEMEA newsletter when the titles were merged in January 2014. Michael has 15 years of experience writing for B2B and consumer titles. He has focused specifically on mobile devices since 2001 and is fast becoming an expert on connected cars. Before joining Fierce, Michael edited Informa Telecoms & Media's Mobile Handset Analyst newsletter, and was a reporter on the firm's 3G Mobile and Global Mobile titles. Michael also was a reporter for Motorcycle News, the UK's largest motorcycle newspaper. 

Latest by Michael Carroll

Shane Schick
Shane Schick Editor

Shane Schick

Editor

Shane Schick is a writer, editor and speaker who helps people create value with information technology. Besides editing FierceDeveloper, he is a technology columnist with Yahoo Finance, and the editor of CommerceLab and Allstream’s expertIP online community . Shane was previously IT World Canada’s Vice-President, Content & Community (Editor-in-Chief), leading a digital-first strategy that included a transition from print publications to online portals and magazines. Shane regularly speaks to CIOs and other technology professionals about how they can contribute to organizational success and comments on technology news and stories for a variety of TV programs.

Latest by Shane Schick

Jeff Moore
Jeff Moore Editor

Jeff Moore

Editor

Jeff Moore is the editor of FierceInstaller and writes many of the articles of the publication.  Prior to joining FierceMarkets, Jeff worked at Sprint for 13 years, with roles in competitive intelligence and strategy.  He has also worked as a telecom analyst for Current Analysis and The Strategis Group and has worked for TESSCO Technologies, a leading supplier of equipment for wireless carriers.  When Jeff is not writing about telecommunications, he can usually be found at a soccer field as a player, coach, and fan of the sport.  He is based in Kansas City.

Latest by Jeff Moore

Nicole Blanchard
Nicole Blanchard Associate Editor

Nicole Blanchard

Associate Editor

Nicole Blanchard is an associate editor with the FierceTelecom group. Nicole is based in Denver and joined FierceMarkets in June 2015 after an internship with Denver's city mag, 5280 . Nicole is a recent graduate of Northwestern University and a newcomer to the telecom industry. When she’s not brushing up on industry lingo, she’s fawning over her new puppy, Chunk, exploring the Rockies and testing the limits of how much coffee one human can ingest.

Latest by Nicole Blanchard

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Life Sciences

John Carroll
John Carroll Editor-In-Chief

John Carroll

Editor-In-Chief

John D. Carroll is a biotech analyst with 35 years of prize-winning experience in journalism. Aside from his daily industry coverage for FierceBiotech, where he was named editor in 2003, Carroll has been a regular speaker at biotech events around the globe. He's been a keynote speaker for several state associations as well as biotech groups in London and Cambridge, U.K.; addressed student audiences at MIT and Harvard; and been quoted in The New Yorker, the Financial Times, the Boston Globe and other publications. Carroll has covered genomics, biotechnology, healthcare and other business topics for American Banker, Managed Care and many other publications. He has contributed stories from Central America and Ireland to the Dallas Morning News and Time and wrote for the Houston Press. Carroll spent 6 years as editor and publisher of the Dallas Business Journal, was publisher of Texas Business and early in his career was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of reporters and editors at the Kansas City Star & Times. 

Latest by John Carroll

Tracy Staton
Tracy Staton Senior Editor

Tracy Staton

Senior Editor

Tracy Staton is the editor of FiercePharma and FiercePharmaMarketing. She has been a freelance writer for 8 years. Before that, she served as editor of the Dallas Business Journal, editor of Texas Business magazine, and a senior editor at American Way, the inflight magazine of American Airlines. She is based in Vermont.

Latest by Tracy Staton

Eric Palmer
Eric Palmer Senior Editor

Eric Palmer

Senior Editor

Eric Palmer is a business and technology journalist with more than three decades of prize-winning experience as a reporter and editor with daily, weekly, monthly and online publications. He was healthcare reporter for The Kansas City Star before becoming deputy business editor for the daily newspaper. He spent 8 years as editor of The Kansas City Business Journal, which had a strong emphasis on the healthcare industry. He is an avid fly fisherman, cooks and collects wine, and likes to travel with his family. 

Latest by Eric Palmer

Stacy Lawrence
Stacy Lawrence Senior Editor

Stacy Lawrence

Senior Editor

Stacy has been writing and editing about the business of emerging technologies for more than 15 years. Most recently, she was the biopharma business bureau editor with Elsevier. Prior to that, she was the finance columnist with biotechnology industry publication BioCentury. Stacy also has written for publications including Nature Biotechnology, San Francisco Business Times, New Scientist, MIT Technology Review, Business 2.0, and Wired. 

Latest by Stacy Lawrence

Damian Garde
Damian Garde Senior Editor

Damian Garde

Senior Editor

Damian is an editor with FierceMarkets' Life Sciences publications, writing for FierceBiotech, FierceMedicalDevices and FierceCRO. Prior to joining Fierce, he worked for Patch.com in Maryland, and The Albuquerque Journal and Weekly Alibi in Albuquerque, NM. Damian lives in Washington, DC, and considers himself the foremost Carmelo Anthony apologist in the greater metropolitan area. 

Latest by Damian Garde

Michael Gibney
Michael Gibney Production Editor

Michael Gibney

Production Editor

Michael is the production editor with FierceMarkets' Life Sciences group. He also writes for FierceDrugDelivery and FierceMedicalDevices. A graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, Michael has worked as an editor for Patch.com in Connecticut and a writer for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle in Montana. Michael lives in Washington, DC, and enjoys hiking, running and exploring the city's bookstores and movie theaters. 

Latest by Michael Gibney

Carly Helfand
Carly Helfand Editor

Carly Helfand

Editor

Carly Helfand is a news editor with FierceMarkets' Life Sciences group, writing for FierceVaccines, FiercePharma and FiercePharmaMarketing. Carly got her start covering pharma while earning her master's at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, where she concentrated in business reporting. She has completed journalism projects on four continents, and her work has appeared in various outlets such as The Boston Globe, The Washington Post's Wonkblog and Cape Town's Weekend Argus. Carly prefers watching pro hockey to nearly everything. She also plays the Irish fiddle. 

Latest by Carly Helfand

Varun Saxena
Varun Saxena Editor

Varun Saxena

Editor

Varun Saxena is a news editor with the FierceMarkets Life Sciences group. He edits and writes for FierceMedicalDevices and FierceDrugDelivery. Prior to joining Fierce he covered the medical device and diagnostics industry for The Gray Sheet. He has had stints at The Indianapolis Star, the Chronicle of Higher Education and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Varun is a graduate of George Washington University, from which he earned a Bachelor's in Economics. In addition, he has a Master's in Journalism from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the National Press Club and the South Asian Journalists Association. 

Latest by Varun Saxena

Emily Wasserman
Emily Wasserman Editor

Emily Wasserman

Editor

Emily Wasserman is a news editor for FierceMarkets' Life Sciences group. Prior to joining Fierce, Emily completed her Master's at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. She specialized in magazine journalism, and also worked as a Health and Science reporter for the school's wire news service. She covered topics ranging from America's obesity epidemic to genetically modified fish, and her work appeared in local and national publications. In her spare time, Emily freelances for Fodor's Travel and maintains a personal food blog.

Latest by Emily Wasserman

Amirah Al Idrus
Amirah Al Idrus Associate Editor

Amirah Al Idrus

Associate Editor

Amirah Al Idrus is a copy editor for the FierceMarkets Life Sciences group and a contributing writer for FierceVaccines. Before joining the Fierce Life Sciences team, Amirah completed a master's degree in journalism at the University of Maryland, where she concentrated in online and multimedia journalism. While at Maryland, she worked for the university's Capital News Service as a web designer and developer, and interned at the Washington Business Journal. She has covered issues ranging from Maryland politics and local business to finance in state prisons. When she's not working, Amirah spends her time running around D.C. and Silver Spring, visiting museums, and baking (and eating) pies. 

Latest by Amirah Al Idrus

Eric Sagonowsky
Eric Sagonowsky Associate Editor

Eric Sagonowsky

Associate Editor

Eric Sagonowsky is an associate editor with the FierceMarkets Life Sciences team. Before joining Fierce in November 2014, Eric worked as a news reporter for the Manistee News Advocate in Manistee, Mich., covering government and crime issues. Eric graduated from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism in 2012 with a degree in Online Journalism. On campus, Eric wrote for The Athens News and The New Political. In his free time, Eric enjoys outdoor recreation, following sports of all kinds and exploring the metro D.C. area. 

Latest by Eric Sagonowsky

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Healthcare

Gienna Shaw
Gienna Shaw Editor-in-Chief

Gienna Shaw

Editor-in-Chief

Gienna Shaw has been a reporter and editor for more than 20 years, including in the areas of health IT, clinical technology, healthcare social media, healthcare marketing and patient experience. A former senior editor for HealthLeaders Media, Gienna is also the author of three non-fiction books—two on hospital, health system and physician practice advertising and one on Celtic mythology. 

Latest by Gienna Shaw

Ilene MacDonald
Ilene MacDonald Executive Editor

Ilene MacDonald

Executive Editor

Ilene MacDonald is senior editor for FierceHealthcare and its related publications.She has been a reporter and editor for more than 25 years. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she served as an editor at FDANews and as the associate editorial director at HCPro, Inc., where she helmed the company's revenue cycle publications and products. When she's not working, Ilene is busy taking care of her family, which includes her husband, two teenagers and a dog (a Bichon-Poodle mix). Ilene enjoys Zumba, reading, Scrabble, cooking and watching movies. 

Latest by Ilene MacDonald

Dan Bowman
Dan Bowman Senior Editor

Dan Bowman

Senior Editor

Dan Bowman oversees the editing of our three health IT publications: FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcare and FierceEMR. Prior joining FierceMarkets in February 2008, he worked as a sports copy editor for several newspapers, including the Washington Post and the Washington Times. 

Latest by Dan Bowman

Leslie Small
Leslie Small Editor

Leslie Small

Editor

Leslie Small is an editor for FierceHealthcare. Before joining Fierce, she worked as an editor for newspapers in Steamboat Springs, Colo.; Staunton, Va.; and the Delaware County Daily Times in her native suburban Philadelphia. She holds a B.A. in journalism and political science from Penn State University and is an avid—if sometimes tortured—Philly sports fan. She enjoys exploring new places, trying new restaurants, visiting museums, reading, hiking and pretending to be a good snowboarder.

Latest by Leslie Small

Dina Overland
Dina Overland Editor

Dina Overland

Editor

Dina covers the health payer market for FierceHealthPayer. Based in California, Dina is a freelance writer, blogger and devoted mom. 

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Evan Sweeney
Evan Sweeney Editor

Evan Sweeney

Editor

Evan Sweeney has been writing about healthcare for the past seven years, covering a range of topics including infection control, patient safety, healthcare security and physician credentialing and privileging. Evan got his start in journalism as a sports intern for the Syracuse Post-Standard while attending grad school at Syracuse University, and he's currently co-authoring a book about one woman's recovery from a traumatic brain injury. When he's not strapped to his laptop, you'll find Evan outdoors, usually hiking, golfing or running. 

Latest by Evan Sweeney

Ron Shinkman
Ron Shinkman Editor

Ron Shinkman

Editor

Ron is former Los Angeles Bureau Chief for Modern Healthcare, where he focused on corporate governance issues. He has also written about healthcare and the insurance industry for the Los Angeles Business Journal, HealthLeaders Media and Trustee magazine. He’s a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, and earned a Master's degree in English/Creative Writing from California State University.

Latest by Ron Shinkman

Judy Mottl
Judy Mottl Editor

Judy Mottl

Editor

Judy Mottl is an experienced technology journalist who has served as a senior editor, reporter, writer and blogger for InformationWeek, Investors Business Daily, CNET and Information Security Magazine, as well as other media outlets. As a senior editor at InternetNews, she covered the mobile device, smartphone and technology segments during the dawn of the smartphone. When she’s not reporting mobile healthcare news, she enjoys spending time at the beach with family, trying new recipes and reading the latest murder mystery.

Latest by Judy Mottl

Debra Beaulieu
Debra Beaulieu Editor

Debra Beaulieu

Editor

A career journalist who has focused on the physician market for nearly a decade, Debra served as senior managing editor at HealthLeaders Media for seven years, where she wrote and edited The Doctor's Office newsletter and edited several books for physician leaders, including Physician Entrepreneurs: Strength in Numbers, and Orthopedics and Spine: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance. 

Latest by Debra Beaulieu

Susan D. Hall
Susan D. Hall Editor

Susan D. Hall

Editor

Susan Hall spent more than 20 years as a newspaper writer and editor in Dallas and Seattle before making the leap online at MSNBC. Now living in Louisville, Ky., she has focused on enterprise technology as a writer and editor for IT Business Edge. Most recently she has written for dice.com and Enterprise Apps Today.

Latest by Susan D. Hall

Marla Durben Hirsch
Marla Durben Hirsch Editor

Marla Durben Hirsch

Editor

Marla Durben Hirsch is an attorney who has specialized in health law for 28 years and has written about the many facets of healthcare for almost 15 years. She also is the editor for several other books, journals and publications, including the HIPAA Answer Book and The Health Lawyer, the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section. She has won a number of awards for her coverage of healthcare news, and has been quoted in several publications, including the New York Times. 

Latest by Marla Durben Hirsch

Fran Matso Lysiak
Fran Matso Lysiak Editor

Fran Matso Lysiak

Editor

Fran relocated from Doylestown, Pennsylvania, to the District of Columbia area in May 2015. She joined FierceHealthcare in August 2015 after serving as a senior associate editor covering the health insurance and life insurance industries for 10 years in the news division of the A.M. Best Co. Previously, she edited a managed healthcare legal report for LexisNexis.

She graduated from Wilkes University with a bachelor of arts degree in English with a minor in Political Science.

Fran is a big Philadelphia Eagles fan who loves politics, karaoke, playing miniature golf with her husband and Cyrus the Dickens, her Persian cat. She’s also an expert at quoting “Seinfeld” one-liners.

Latest by Fran Matso Lysiak

Dori Zweig
Dori Zweig Associate Editor

Dori Zweig

Associate Editor

Dori Zweig is an Associate Editor for FierceHealthPayer. Prior to joining Fierce, she worked at SAGE Publications as an Editorial Assistant. She’s held internships at various publications around Washington, D.C.,. including National Geographic and the Washingtonian magazine, and holds a B.A. in English from Gettysburg College. Dori lives in D.C., enjoys wandering the National Mall when it's tourist-free; Cherry Blossom season; running and reading. 

Latest by Dori Zweig

Katie Dvorak
Katie Dvorak Associate Editor

Katie Dvorak

Associate Editor

Katie Dvorak is an associate editor for FierceHealthIT and FierceHealthcare. Prior to joining FierceMarkets in 2014, Katie worked at The Hill newspaper as a copy editor and page designer. Katie is a New Jersey native and Penn State University alumna. She enjoys exploring D.C., watching sports (Phillies, Nittany Lions football, OKC Thunder) and reading. 

Latest by Katie Dvorak

Zack Budryk
Zack Budryk Associate Editor

Zack Budryk

Associate Editor

Zack Budryk is an associate editor with FierceHealthcare. Prior to joining Fierce, he wrote for such publications as Inside Higher Ed, Style Weekly, Capital News Service and the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He enjoys reading and running--usually not at the same time. He holds a B.A. in print journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University and lives with his wife and their two cats in Woodbridge, Va. 

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Enterprise IT

Nancy Gohring
Nancy Gohring Editor-In-Chief

Nancy Gohring

Editor-In-Chief

Nancy Gohring is editor in chief for FierceMarkets’ enterprise IT publications, including FierceCIO, FierceMobileIT, FierceITSecurity, FierceEnterpriseCommunications, FierceBigData and FierceContentManagement.

Prior to joining FierceMarkets she freelanced for more than two years, writing for publications including The Economist, Wired, Computerworld, CITEworld, MIT Technology Review, Medium, CNN/Money, Geekwire and others.

Gohring has been writing about technology since the 1990s, including a two year stint reporting for IDG News Service from Dublin, Ireland. She’s covered everything from the switch to digital cellular communications to the emergence of cloud computing.

Latest by Nancy Gohring

Pam Baker
Pam Baker Editor

Pam Baker

Editor

Pam Baker is the editor of FierceBigData and also writes numerous eBooks for FierceMarkets
many publications. She is a veteran, award-winning, freelance journalist and author of Data Divination: Big Data Strategies.

Her published credits include thousands of articles in many leading print and online publications such as CIO, Institutional Investor, ReadWriteWeb, and ITWorld. Formerly she was editor of ABI Research’s Wireless IQ and Telematics Journal and served as a contracted analyst for VisionGain and Evans Research on a variety of tech topics. Baker is a member of The National Press Club and The Internet Press Guild (IPG). She is based in Columbus, Georgia.

Latest by Pam Baker

Fred Donovan
Fred Donovan Editor

Fred Donovan

Editor

Fred Donovan is the senior editor of FierceMobileIT and FierceITSecurity. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, he was a freelance writer working for Infosecurity Magazine, Report on Patient Privacy newsletter, and other security- and IT-related publications. He has also worked as a Booz Allen Hamilton analyst for the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity office and the U.S. Air Force. He gets excited about the latest mobile and IT security developments and is also an avid lover of the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, and Cape Cod, where he lives with his lovely wife Christy and beautiful daughters Katie and Emily.

Latest by Fred Donovan

Paul Mah
Paul Mah Editor

Paul Mah

Editor

Paul Mah has a passion for both enterprise tech and gadgets and worked in the IT industry for several years prior to joining FierceMarkets. Beyond penning the occasional white paper or freelance assignment, he has also written for technology sites such as Ars Technica, ITBusinessEdge and TechRepublic. Paul currently lives in Singapore where he teaches IT several times a week at a local polytechnic. 

Latest by Paul Mah

Lisa Hoover
Lisa Hoover Editor

Lisa Hoover

Editor

Lisa Hoover McGreevy is the editor of FierceContentManagement. She’s a professional freelance journalist and blogger with more than 15 years experience covering enterprise products and services, brand marketing and emerging technology. Lisa is based in Tampa, FL.

Latest by Lisa Hoover

Chris Talbot
Chris Talbot Editor

Chris Talbot

Editor

Chris Talbot is editor of FierceEnterpriseCommunications and FierceDevOps. A writer and editor who joined the ranks of technology journalists just in time to cover Y2K readiness, Chris' byline has appeared in Network World Canada, Talkin' Cloud, Channel Insider and in other technology publications and websites. A resident of Northern Canada, Chris is a homebrewer, a coffee roaster, a gamer, and he enjoys long walks in the woods. 

Latest by Chris Talbot

Robert Bartley
Robert Bartley Associate Editor

Robert Bartley

Associate Editor

Robert Bartley is an associate editor for the FierceEnterpriseIT and FierceFinance publications. He graduated from the University of Delaware in Spring '13. While at the unviersity, he completed a major in English and a minor in journalism, worked as the managing news editor of the school's independent newspaper The Review and interned in the office of communications and marketing. Robert is based in Washington, D.C.

Latest by Robert Bartley

Alyssa Huntley
Alyssa Huntley Associate Editor

Alyssa Huntley

Associate Editor

Alyssa Huntley is an associate editor for the Enterprise IT group. Before joining FierceMarkets, she worked at Asset International, Inc. based in Stamford, CT. She graduated in 2012 from Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD where she was a double major in English and History. Alyssa is New England girl at heart with a deep love for good coffee, long conversations and her nephew, Luke. She works in the Washington, D.C. office.

Latest by Alyssa Huntley

Caroline Wall
Caroline Wall Associate Editor

Caroline Wall

Associate Editor

Caroline Wall is an associate editor of the Enterprise IT group. She edits for: FierceCIO, FierceEnterpriseCommunications, FierceBigData, FierceCIO:TechWatch, FierceMobileIT. Before joining the Enterprise IT group, Caroline worked as an intern with the Government group at FierceMarkets. She graduated in 2013 from the oldest operating women's college in the nation--older than the constitution--Salem College. Caroline is a proud North Carolina native with a soft spot for chocolate lab puppies and Netflix. She works from the Washington, DC office.

Latest by Caroline Wall

Eli RIchman
Eli RIchman Associate Editor

Eli RIchman

Associate Editor

Eli Richman is an associate editor for the Fierce Enterprise IT publications, working primarily on FierceBigData, FierceITSecurity and FierceContentManagement. Eli graduated from Earlham College in 2014 with a politics major and a journalism minor. While there, he served as editor-in-chief of Earlham’s weekly newspaper, The Earlham Word, and interned for Governing Magazine in Washington, D.C. After graduating, Eli completed a year of service as an Americorps VISTA in Boulder, Colorado, before joining Fierce Markets. He is originally from New York City and now works in the Washington, D.C., office.

Latest by Eli RIchman

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Government

Molly Walker
Molly Walker Executive Editor

Molly Walker

Executive Editor

Molly Walker is executive editor of the Government Group at FierceMarkets. She manages the editorial direction of the group's six newsletters as well as events and custom publications. Walker has written extensively on how next-generation technology is changing government. She is based at the FierceMarkets main office in Washington, D.C.

Latest by Molly Walker

Dibya Sarkar
Dibya Sarkar Editor

Dibya Sarkar

Editor

Dibya Sarkar is an Editor in the Government Publishing Group at FierceMarkets. He writes regularly for FierceHomelandSecurity, FierceGovernmentIT, FierceMobileGovernment and FierceGovernment. He previously was a business reporter for The Associated Press in the Washington bureau, writing about lobbying, telecommunications and technology among other issues. Before that, he wrote about federal technology policy, namely as it related to homeland security and state and local emergency response, for Federal Computer Week and the defunct Civic.com. Before joining FierceMarkets, he worked as a senior strategic writer for North Carolina-based media communications company Capstrat, writing and editing research papers and marketing materials for Deloitte, Blue Cross, Siemens, Duke Energy and other clients. A graduate of Colgate University and American University, he lives in Washington, D.C.

Latest by Dibya Sarkar

Ryan McDermott
Ryan McDermott Editor

Ryan McDermott

Editor

Ryan McDermott is an Editor in the Government Publishing Group at FierceMarkets. He writes regularly for FierceGovernment. He's held just about every newsroom job possible and previously worked for Patch.com, Warren Communications News, The Gazette, The Brooklyn Rail, The Onion, Popmatters.com and Vice Magazine. He strives to report in the tradition of David Halberstam, Gay Talese, Murray Kempton and I.F. Stone. Ryan holds a B.A. in journalism from Rowan University where he was the editor of the student newspaper and did graduate work in magazine journalism at New York University. Ryan lives in the Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast D.C. 

Latest by Ryan McDermott

Robert Bartley
Robert Bartley Associate Editor

Robert Bartley

Associate Editor

Robert Bartley is an associate editor for the FierceEnterpriseIT and FierceFinance publications. He graduated from the University of Delaware in Spring '13. While at the unviersity, he completed a major in English and a minor in journalism, worked as the managing news editor of the school's independent newspaper The Review and interned in the office of communications and marketing. Robert is based in Washington, D.C.

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Chris Nehls
Chris Nehls Editor

Chris Nehls

Editor

Chris Nehls writes FierceCities. He previously launched the Connectivity blog at CQ Roll Call, covering issue advocacy and digital politics. Chris has written for CQ Weekly and blogs about college football for The Economist. He holds a BA and a PhD in History from the University of Virginia and taught at a number of colleges before transitioning to journalism. He lives in Washington, DC.

Latest by Chris Nehls

Julie Bird
Julie Bird Editor

Julie Bird

Editor

FierceGovHealthIT writer Julie Bird has written about health IT, government and healthcare management issues for Fierce publications including FierceGovernment, FierceGovernmentIT and FierceHomelandSecurity, as well as sister publications FierceHealthcare and FierceHealthIT. Her freelance credits include Business North Carolina magazine, the Charlotte Business Journal and Defense Standard magazine, as well as USA Today specialty publications. She is a former bureau editor for the Charlotte Observer, former managing editor of Air Force Times, and reported for daily newspapers in Colorado, Texas and Nebraska. She lives in Charlotte, N.C.

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Finance

Renee Caruthers
Renee Caruthers Editor

Renee Caruthers

Editor

Renee Caruthers has more than 20 years experience writing and editing, more than half of which has been spent covering financial technology. She has served as managing editor of several magazines in the financial technology space including WatersTechnology, Windows in Financial Services, and FSO (about financial services outsourcing). She has contributed to magazines covering varied parts of the trade lifecycle, from Traders magazine to Global Custodian. When she is not working she enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family, which includes her husband and three children.

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Energy

Barbara L. Vergetis Lundin
Barbara L. Vergetis Lundin Editor-In-Chief

Barbara L. Vergetis Lundin

Editor-In-Chief

Barbara L. Vergetis Lundin is Editor-in-Chief of FierceMarkets’ Energy Group, which includes FierceEnergy and Smart Grid News. In her current role, Barb directs and oversees the editorial content in the newsletters and on the website, as well as providing editorial guidance for the Group’s eBooks, webinars and FierceLive! events. Barb has more than 20 years of experience as an editor in the energy industry, having launched Financial Times Energy’s web portal, Energy Insights, and the print publication, Energy Decisions, as well as writing and consulting for countless energy industry outlets. As a veteran journalist, Barb received American Business Media's Jesse H. Neal Best New Publication Design Award for Energy Decisions and recognition as a Jesse H. Neal Editorial Excellence Award finalist. Barb currently resides in Wisconsin.

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Marketing & Retail

Laura Heller
Laura Heller Executive Editor

Laura Heller

Executive Editor

Laura Heller is the Executive Editor of Fierce’s portfolio of retail publication. She has been reporting on mass-market retail trends and initiatives since 1995 as a reporter for trade magazines, business outlets and Web sites including Forbes and The Week. She began her career covering the retail and consumer electronics industries for leading B2B publications including Discount Store News/Retailing Today, Drug Store News, Grocery Headquarters, Chain Store Age, Consumer Electronics Daily, Home Channel News, License! Global and Shopper Marketing Magazine. She has appeared on national TV and radio programs discussing retail trends including CNBC's "Closing Bell," ABC News Now and National Public Radio. Her blog – “The Point of Purchase” -- appears on Forbes.com.

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Jacqueline Renfrow
Jacqueline Renfrow Editor

Jacqueline Renfrow

Editor

Jacqueline Renfrow is the Editor of FierceRetail. She has been working in B2B and custom publications since 2008 in the health, marketing and retail industries. Before that, she worked at several local magazines in the Los Angeles area covering everything from arts, entertainment and  food, to interior design, fitness and business profiles. She has extensive experience interviewing high level executives from both national and international companies. Renfrow received her master's in journalism from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and her bachelor's degree from Tufts University.  

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Patrick Gorman
Patrick Gorman Editor

Patrick Gorman

Editor

Patrick Gorman is editor of FierceCMO. Before joining the Fierce team, he spent 10-plus years covering the experiential marketing industry and marketing technology solutions with Access Intelligence’s marketing and media group of business publications.

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Allison Moon
Allison Moon Associate Editor

Allison Moon

Associate Editor

Allison Moon is the associate editor for FierceRetail, FierceMobileRetail and FierceRetailIT. Prior to joining Fierce, Allison held several communication and media internships at non-profit organizations, including Dayton Children's Hospital and Lakeside Chautauqua, in Ohio. She received her B.A. and M.A. in communication at the University of Dayton. Originally from Springfield, Ohio, Allison recently moved to DC to jump start her career at FierceMarkets. When not at work, she enjoys biking, practicing martial arts, hiking, exploring all kinds of new places—and good coffee to fuel all of the above.

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