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From bloggers and professional journalists to programmers, network admins, consultants and CIOs; our team of Experts are true professionals from a wide variety of IT-related backgrounds.

Familiarize yourself with our team of Experts below, each has the direct experience that helps them produce high-quality content and to guide you on tech-related questions that matter most to you.

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Ofir Agasi

Director of Product Marketing, Cato Networks

Ofir Agasi is Director of Product Marketing at Cato Networks with over 12 years of network security expertise in systems engineering, product...

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The Darker Side of SD-WAN Service Insertion
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Dr. Jim Anderson


Dr. Jim Anderson has spent over 25 years consulting with a wide variety of IT firms from the very big to the very small. His insights into the...

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4 Reasons That IT Projects Fail
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Jesse Anderson

Data Engineer, Creative Engineer and Managing Director at Big Data Institute

Jesse Anderson is a Data Engineer, Creative Engineer and Managing Director of Big Data Institute.He trains and mentors companies ranging from...

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John Appleby

Chief Executive Officer at Avantra

John Appleby leads Avantra as the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Avantra John serve as the global head of DDM/HANA center of excellence at SAP and...

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Digital Transformation Without the Judgement
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Devansh Bansal

VP of Presales at Damco Solutions

Devansh with a stint of over 20 years has steered fast growth and has played a key role in evolving Damco’s business through broad strategic...

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The Top 5 AI and Machine Learning Trends to Watch Out For in 2021
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Jens Beck

Team Manager of Advanced Analytics at Syntax

Jens Beck is a Team Manager of Advanced Analytics at Syntax where he specializes in executive search primarily within the consumer and retail,...

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Richard Becker

Principal Developer at AltaML

Mr. Becker has IT experience in numerous areas of computing. He has designed, developed and implemented major systems on a range of platforms...

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Mike Berg

Vice President of Technology at AltaML

Michael Berg is the VP of Technology at AltaML, an applied AI and Machine learning company. Michael has 16 years of experience in Application...

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Michael Berthold

Founder and CEO of KNIME

Michael Berthold is CEO and co-founder at KNIME, an open source data analytics company. He has more than 25 years of experience in data science,...

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Data Science: How to Successfully Create and Productionize Across the Enterprise
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Jesse Bird

Co-founder and CTO of TCN, Inc.

Jesse Bird is the co-founder and chief technology officer at TCN, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises,...

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4 Technologies That Are Impacting Contact Centers Globally
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Chad Bryant

Data Science Team Lead at AltaML

I am a data scientist with statistical analysis skills and a strong interest in machine and deep learning learning problems. Drawing upon my career...

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Kuntal Chakraborty

Contributor, Expert Reviewer, Web Entrepreneur, Former IT Engineer at SIEMENS

Kuntal Chakraborty is an IT Engineer by profession and education. He has worked as a Systems Engineer and Network Engineer in SIEMENS, ATOS, TVSNet,...

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Fairness in Machine Learning: Eliminating Data Bias
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Matt Cox

Senior Director, Technical Operations, ITSM, SolarWinds

With nearly 15 years of experience in the IT industry, Matt Cox is a lover of creating technical solutions and successful customers. As the senior...

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Artificial Intelligence Is Key to an Ideal Employee Experience
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Eric Crane

COO at Flatfile

Eric Crane is the Co-founder and COO at Flatfile, whose mission is to remove barriers between humans and their data. Hundreds of enterprises use...

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Four Challenges of Customer Data Onboarding and How To Fix Them
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David Cullum

Director of Information Systems at TBI

David Cullum is the Director of Information Systems at TBI, a national telecom services distributor. David has almost eight years of experience as a...

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Mark Delgado

Managing Director at Mitratech

Mark Delgado is the Managing Director, GRC, at MItratech. He works with the leaders of the sales, services, and support organizations globally to...

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Smart Data Management in a Post-Pandemic World
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Daniel Dimov

Internet Law Expert

Dr. Daniel Dimov is an EU attorney-at-law specialized in the field of Internet law.Daniel is a fellow of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names...

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Who Owns the Data in a Blockchain Application - and Why It Matters
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Jonathan Fries

VP Engineering and Digital Transformation at Exadel

Jonathan Fries is VP Engineering and Digital Transformation at Exadel. Jonathan has 20 years of experience in software development and technology...

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How Remote Work Impacts DevOps and Development Trends
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Kavita Ganesan

Senior Data Scientist at GitHub

Kavita Ganesan is currently a Senior Data Scientist at Github. She has spent over a decade building scalable Natural Language Processing, Machine...

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Brian Gill

CEO at Gillware Data Recovery

Brian Gill is the CEO of Gillware Data Recovery, a world-class data recovery company and digital forensics lab.As a software architect and data...

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Mohan Giridharadas

Founder and CEO at LeanTaaS

Widely recognized as an expert in lean principles, Mohan Giridharadas spent 18 years at McKinsey & Company (including six years as senior...

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John Graff

Practice Director, Business Transformation at Sparkhound

John Graff, PMP, is Practice Director, Business Transformation at Sparkhound, and is an experienced program manager well versed in Project Lifecycle...

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GDPR: Do You Know if Your Organization Needs to Comply?
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Sharon Harris

CMO, Jellyfish

Sharon Harris is the Chief Marketing Officer at Jellyfish, a digital partner to some of the world’s leading brands, including Uber, eBay,...

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Doing Digital or Doing Digital Well? Transformation for the Long Game
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Xin Heng

Senior Director of Data Science, Punchh

Xin Heng is Senior Director of Data Science at Punchh, where he leads a growing team of analysts and data scientists, helping clients tackle business...

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Chad Hodges

Executive Vice President at Enterprise Networking Solutions

Chad Hodges, executive vice president at Enterprise Networking Solutions, Inc. (ENS-Inc), is responsible for all aspects of business development and...

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Hyperscale Cloud Optimization and Customization
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Joel Hoffman

Director of IT and Facilities at TBI Inc.

Joel Hoffman is Director of IT & Facilities at TBI, where he manages a team of IT professionals to keep the 200+ employees up and running every...

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Dan Holbrook

QA Accessibility Domain Lead, The Nerdery

Dan Holbrook is the QA accessibility domain lead at the Nerdery, a digital consultancy. He has more than 10 years of experience in app and website...

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5 Common Questions About Website Accessibility
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Greg Jehs

Director of Enterprise Engagement at Meridian IT

Greg Jehs is the Director of Enterprise Engagement at Meridian IT. Greg has over 16 years of dedicated IT experience. Upon graduating from Barry...

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Benefits of Performing a Vulnerability Assessment
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Nick L. Kael

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Ericom Software

Nick L. Kael is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Ericom Software. He has over 24 years experience in the technology industry, including 17 in...

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3 Identity and Access Management Trends for 2020
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Craig Kelly

VP of Analytics at Syntax

Craig Kelly is a career data analytics expert and brings deep knowledge of designing and building business intelligence and data warehouse solutions...

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Doug Kennedy

Chief Growth Officer at Adaptiva

Doug Kennedy, chief growth officer at Adaptiva, draws on his three decades of enterprise technology experience to lead Adaptiva’s business...

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Navaneeth Kamballur Kottayil

Senior Machine Learning Developer at AltaML

Navaneeth Kamballur Kottayil is a Senior Machine Learning Developer in AltaML. He has bachelor's degrees in Electronics and Signal Processing,...

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Deepak Kumar

Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Adaptiva

Dr. Deepak Kumar is the founder and chief technology officer at Adaptiva.He is responsible for strategic product direction and leads the development...

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Jayant Lakshmikanthan

CEO of CLARA Analytics

Jayant is the Founder and CEO of CLARA analytics ("CLARA"). He started CLARA with the mission of enabling the next generation of commercial...

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Amit Levi

VP of product and Marketing at Anodot

Amit Levi is VP of product and marketing at Anodot. He is passionate about turning data into insights. Over the past 15 years, he’s been proud...

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4 Ways AI-Driven ETL Monitoring Can Help Avoid Glitches
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Andrew Mabbitt

Cybersecurity Expert at Fidus Information Security

Andrew Mabbitt is a cybersecurity expert at Fidus Information Security. As an ethical hacker, his job is to detect and rectify security...

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Is Your Customer Data Really Safe?
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George Malec

Cloud Server & Infrastructure Manager at Nerdio

George Malec is one of Nerdio’s leading technologists. Some of the myriad of things he tackles include overseeing all hardware, maintenance,...

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3 Tips to Getting The Most Out of Server Virtualization
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John Meah

Cybersecurity Oversight Specialist | Expert Reviewer | Freelance Writer

John Meah is a freelance writer and a CISSP|ACIIS|CCSK Certified Cybersecurity specialist. John has 18 years of IT & Information Security...

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Food, Farms and Cyber Security: Agriculture Faces a Growing Problem
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Marcin Mizianty

Vice President of Data Science at AltaML

Currently I'm responsible for managing and coordinating Data Science at AltaML. I'm also highly involved in Edmonton, Alberta’s Data...

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Dave Nevogt

CEO and co-founder at Hubstaff

Dave Nevogt is the CEO and co-founder of Hubstaff. Dave has founded several multi-million dollar businesses and focuses on growth. He writes a blog...

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How to Ensure Peak Remote Work Productivity
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Dustin Oxborrow

Senior Vice President of Global Sales at CLARA Analytics

Dustin Oxborrow, senior vice president of global sales, brings more than 20 years of experience building and selling SaaS platforms to CLARA...

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How Explainable AI Changes the Game in Commercial Insurance
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Ilan Paretsky

Chief Marketing Officer at Ericom Software

Ilan Paretsky is Chief Marketing Officer at Ericom Software and is responsible for the global marketing activities of the company. Prior to joining...

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Remote Access Trojan Attacks on the Rise - How You Can Protect Yourself
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Marty Puranik

CEO and President of Atlantic.Net

Marty Puranik co-founded Atlantic.Net from his dorm room at the University of Florida in 1994. As CEO and President of Atlantic.Net, one of the first...

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Cloud Computing and Cloud Servers: How Do You Know Your Cloud Data is Protected?
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Juliano Rabelo

Director of Data Science at AltaML

Juliano Rabelo is the Director of Data Science in AltaML. He has bachelor, masters and doctorate degrees on Computing Science/Artificial Intelligence...

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Raj Sabhlok

President at Zoho Corp

Raj Sabhlok is the president of ManageEngine and, both divisions of Zoho Corp. Raj has particular interest in IT management software and its...

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Rami Sass

CEO and Co-Founder of WhiteSource

Rami Sass is CEO and Co-Founder of WhiteSource, the leading open source security and compliance management platform. Rami is an experienced...

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Open Source Vulnerabilities Are on the Rise: Here’s What You Need to Know
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Dr. Moire Schieke

Founder and CEO at Cubismi

Founder and CEO of Cubismi, Dr. Moira Schieke is a cancer imaging clinical and research Radiologist based in Madison, WI. Dr. Schieke completed her...

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Ryan Scott

Chief Technology Officer at AiBUY

Ryan C. Scott is the Chief Technology Officer at AiBUY. Ryan has nearly two decades of experience in the information technology field, working with...

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Utilizing Visual Artificial Intelligence for Ecommerce Monetization
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Nati Shalom

Founder and CTO at Cloudify

Nati Shalom is the founder and CTO of Cloudify, a serial entrepreneur and thought leader in open-source, multi-cloud orchestration, network...

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Optimizing Legacy Enterprise Software Modernization
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Rosaria Silipo

Principal Data Scientist at KNIME

Rosaria Silipo, Ph.D., principal data scientist at KNIME, is the author of 50+ technical publications, including her most recent book "...

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Is Deep Learning Just Neural Networks on Steroids?
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Joe Sinkwitz

CEO at Intellifluence

Joe Sinkwitz is an executive, author, father, and husband, living in sunny Scottsdale, AZ. Taking an analytical approach to the softer side of the...

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The Future of VR/AR... Is Influencers?
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Steve Stover

VP of Product at Samanage

Steve Stover is an accomplished technical and product leader with over 20 years of software experience in IT service management, cloud computing, and...

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Overcoming IT Service Management Change Management Woes With the Power of AI
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Inbal Tadeski

Data Scientist at Anodot

Inbal Tadeski is a data scientist at Anodot, the Autonomous Business Monitoring company. Previously, Inbal was a research engineer at HP Labs, where...

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How To Train Your Anomaly Detection System To Learn Normal Behavior in Time Series Data
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Anju Tai

Data Science Team Lead at AltaML

Data Science Team Lead at AltaML.

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Nigel Willis

Group CTO, EMEA Region at Ericom

Nigel Willis is Ericom’s Group CTO for the EMEA region. He is CCSK-certified by the Cloud Security Alliance.

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Are Insecure Downloads Infiltrating Your Chrome Browser?
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Sophie Ying

Product Manager at LeanTaaS

Sophie Ying is a product manager for iQueue for Operating Rooms at LeanTaaS. In her role, she has facilitated multiple customer implementations and...

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Advancing Standards of Care Through Machine Learning
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Gene Yoo

Chief Executive Officer at Resecurity

Gene Yoo is CEO at Resecurity, which provides endpoint protection, risk management, and threat intelligence for large enterprises and government...

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Jan Youngren

Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Specialist at VPNpro

Jan Youngren is a cybersecurity and consumer protection specialist at VPNpro focused on investigations that help readers navigate the complex...

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Big Data and 5G: Where Does This Intersection Lead?
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Dr. Tehseen Zia

Assistant Professor at Comsats University Islamabad

Dr. Tehseen Zia has Doctorate and more than 10 years of post-Doctorate research experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI). He is assistant professor...

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Best Artificial Intelligence Learning Resources Online in 2021

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Thus, we’ve teamed up with individuals who might not share the same credentials as our Experts but are equally passionate in technology and helping us all make the most informed business decisions possible.

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Satish Balakrishnan


Satish is a Lead Cloud Solution Architect handling the APAC region. He is the author of the book "Terraforming the Cloud". Over the years...

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Blockchain and Healthcare Data: Tracking and Sharing Healthcare Data
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Dmitry Baraishuk

Partner and CTO of Belitsoft

I am a Partner and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at IT company Belitsoft with over 16 years of EdTech. Passionate about AI and the eLearning...

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The Top Ways to Use AI in Education
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Shardul Bhatt

CEO of BoTree Technologies

Shardul stands as the CEO of BoTree Technologies, a leading Software Development Company, Mobile app & IoT solution company. Shardul has been in...

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Can We Use Python to Create a Successful MVP?
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David Scott Brown


David Scott Brown has more than 15 years experience as a freelance network engineer. He has worked in both fixed line and wireless environments...

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Why Not Ternary Computers?
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Ariella Brown


Ariella Brown has written about technology and marketing, covering everything from analytics to virtual reality since 2010. Before that she earned a...

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What Hyperautomation Can Achieve
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Claudio Buttice

Data Analyst, Contributor

Dr. Claudio Butticè, Pharm.D., is a former clinical and hospital pharmacist who worked for several public hospitals in Italy, as well as for...

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How Technology Is Helping Companies Achieve Their DEI Goals in 2022
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Rina Caballar


Rina is a freelance technology writer based in New Zealand. She's a software engineer by training and a writer by passion. Her work has appeared...

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7 Women Leaders in AI, Machine Learning and Robotics
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Joseph Chukwube


Joseph Chukwube is an Online Marketing Consultant and Tech Enthusiast. He shares valuable insights about tech and business online and his work has...

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How to Prepare for the Next Generation of Cloud Security
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Arthur Cole


Arthur Cole is a freelance technology journalist who has been covering IT and enterprise developments for more than 20 years. He contributes to a...

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IoT Security Challenges: Why Enterprise Must Assess Them Now
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Nahla Davies


Nahla Davies is a software developer and tech writer. Before devoting her work full time to technical writing, she managed – among other...

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5 Crucial Skills That Are Needed For Successful AI Deployments
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David Delony


David Delony is a Bay Area expatriate living in Ashland, Oregon, where he combines his love of words and technology in his career as a freelance...

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The 5 Programming Languages That Built the Internet
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Alon Ghelber

CMO, Revuze

Alon Ghelber is CMO at Revuze, an AI-enabled technology analyzing millions of customer reviews, online opinions and offline pieces delivering...

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Michelle Greenlee


Michelle is a freelance technology writer with more than 15 years of website development experience. She's passionate about improving user...

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The Dangers of QR Codes
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Brett Haines

Vice President,

As Vice President of Atlantic.Net, Brett Haines continues to use new and creative ways to increase quality, efficiency, and customer satisfaction....

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How to Maintain HIPPA Compliance on a Budget
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Kishore Jethanandani


Kishore Jethanandani is a futurist, economist nut, innovation buff, a business technology writer, and an entrepreneur in the computer vision,...

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Parachains and the Internet of Blockchains
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Tim Johns


Tim Johns has worked in the IT sector for the past 35+ years with industry experience ranging from Healthcare to Financial. Through his previous...

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Clint Keeler

CTO and co-founder of Zella DC

Clinton Keeler is the CTO and co-founder of Zella DC.Clinton is an industry expert on micro data centre construction, edge infrastructure deployments...

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Lee Kirby

Chairman & Co-Founder, Salute Mission Critical

Lee has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of information systems, strategic business development, finance, planning, human resources,...

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Data Center Transition Operations Plan: A Precision Critical Strategy
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Segun Onibalusi

Digital Marketing Consultant

Segun Onibalusi is a Digital Marketing Consultant and a tech buff. He has been published on several top outlets that include TheNextWeb, HackerNoon,...

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How Big Data is Going to Change Genetic Testing
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Kaushik Pal


Kaushik is a technical architect and software consultant, having over 20 years of experience in software analysis, development, architecture, design,...

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11 Essential Steps for Implementing SaaS
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Devin Partida

Editor-in-Chief for

Devin Partida is the Editor-in-Chief for, and has had her freelance work featured in the official CES magazine, as well as various other...

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The Pros And Cons of The Hybrid Workforce
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Oren Rofman

Technology Reporter

Oren Rofman is a senior technology writer. He's particularly interested in information technology, big data and the cloud.

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If dApps Are the Next Big Thing, We Need Good Platforms to Support Development
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Brad Rudisail


Brad Rudisail is a network engineer, IT manager, IT instructor, technical writer and professional musician. His twenty year writing portfolio...

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QUIZ: What Do You Know About SaaS Risks?
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Jennifer Seaton


J. Seaton is a freelance tech writer, who has a Ph.D. in Educational Technologies and Gamification. Although she has published many academic articles...

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Hardik Shah

Tech Consultant at Simform

Hardik Shah is a Tech Consultant at Simform, a firm which provides custom development services. He leads large scale mobility programs that cover...

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Top Reasons to Use Predictive AI for Enhanced Cybersecurity in 2021
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Dmytro Spilka

Founder, Solvid and Pridicto

Dmytro is a finance and tech writer based in London. Founder of Solvid and Pridicto. His work has been published in Nasdaq, TechRadar, Kiplinger,...

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Justin Stoltzfus

Contributor, Reviewer

Justin Stoltzfus is a freelance writer for various Web and print publications. His work has appeared in online magazines including Preservation...

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Top Services to Outsource (if You Don't Already)
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Danielle Strouther


Currently writing lots of words about all kinds of unique subjects at Adzooma and searching for a word I like more than discombobulated. I have a...

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Behavioral Economics: How Apple Dominates In The Big Data Age
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Michael Usiagwu


Michael is an Entrepreneur and PR expert. He shares actionable content which gives guides for the various Industry sectors. His work has been...

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Zero Trust Policy: How Software Intelligence Platforms Can Assist
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Todd Wasserman


Todd Wasserman is a veteran tech journalist. He was the former editor of Adweek's Brandweek and the business editor at Mashable. Since 2016 he...

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Cloud Security 101
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Terri Williams


Terri is a freelance journalist with bylines at The Economist, Verizon, Women 2.0, USA Today, Loyola University Chicago Center for Digital Ethics and...

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Will Robots Take Your Job? It Depends
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Leah Zitter


Leah Zitter PhD writes across emerging innovation for high-level companies that include Google (and sub-division Google Cloud). Her Masters in...

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Understanding Self-Supervised Learning in Machine Learning
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