The team at Data Center Knowledge brings together a wealth of experience in reporting and a passion for the data center industry.
Enterprise technology and business journalist Yevgeniy Sverdlik is Senior Director of Content at Informa and Editor in Chief of Data Center Knowledge. Having covered the data center industry since 2009, he knows the market inside and out. He can be reached at ysverdlik (at) datacenterknowledge (dot) com or (510) 423-0344.
Technology writer and editor Karen Riccio spent 15 years as managing editor for Data Center Management magazine, published by AFCOM – a leading industry association whose mission is to advance the professional development of individuals in the field of data center and facilities management. She is currently content editor for AFCOM.com as well as its weekly newsletter. Karen is a regular contributor to Data Center Knowledge and oversees the site’s Industry Perspectives section.
Christine has been a journalist since 1971. In 2001 she began writing a weekly consumer computer column and began covering IT full time in 2002, focusing on Linux and open source software. She covers IT for Data Center Knowledge and ITPro. Since 2010 she’s published and edited the website FOSS Force. When she’s not covering her beat, Christine spends her time in rural North Carolina, where she spends entirely too much time binge watching Netflix and thinking about cleaning the house.
Bill is a financial writer/analyst, seated at Wall St. & Main St. where real estate intersects trends in: technology, retailing, office/industrial, residential, healthcare, energy infrastructure & green initiatives. He covers REITs, real estate and related technology, as well as fintech and real estate crowdfunding. He has written hundreds of investing articles which can be found on Seeking Alpha, Benzinga, Motley Fool, and Investopedia, Finviz and Yahoo! Finance. He often writes about data centers REITs — a new and growing asset class — attempting to bridge the gap between technology & traditional REIT investors.
Mary Branscombe is a freelance technology journalist for a wide range of sites. She has been a technology writer for more than two decades, covering everything from early versions of Windows and Office to the first smartphones, the arrival of the Web and most things in between, from consumer and small business technology, to enterprise architecture and cloud services. She also dabbles in mystery fiction about the world of technology and startups.
Maria is a Massachusetts-based technology journalist who writes about cybersecurity and virtual reality. During her 20 years of experience covering financial technology and cybersecurity she wrote for Computerworld, was a columnist for Securities Industry News, ran a business news bureau in China, and founded a publication covering virtual reality. She has reported for the Chicago Tribune, Reuters, UPI, and the Associated Press. Before switching to business and technology journalism, she was a war correspondent in the republics of the former Soviet Union and has reported from Chechnya, Afghanistan, and other war zones.
Wylie Wong is a journalist and freelance writer specializing in technology, business and sports. He previously worked at CNET, Computerworld and CRN and loves covering and learning about the advances and ever-changing dynamics of the technology industry. On the sports front, Wylie is co-author of Giants: Where Have You Gone, a where-are-they-now book on former San Francisco Giants. He previously launched and wrote a Giants blog for the San Jose Mercury News, and in recent years, has enjoyed writing about the intersection of technology and sports.
Bill is an enthusiastic technologist with experience in a variety of industries. This includes data center, cloud, virtualization, security, AI, mobility, edge solutions, and much more. His architecture work includes large virtualization and cloud deployments as well as focusing on overcoming emerging business challenges. Bill enjoys writing, blogging, and educating colleagues around everything that is technology. During the day, Bill is Director of Technology Solutions at EPAM, where he works with AI, machine learning, blockchain solutions, DevOps, cloud, and advanced technologies to help engineer the digital future. Bill’s whitepapers, articles, video blogs and podcasts have been published and referenced on IT Pro Today, Data Center Knowledge, InformationWeek, NetworkComputing, TechTarget, DarkReading, Forbes, CBS Interactive, Slashdot, and many others. As an active member of the technology industry, Bill was ranked #16 globally in the Onalytica study which reviewed the top 100 most influential individuals in the cloud landscape; and #4 in a different Onalytica study reviewing the industry’s top Data Security Experts. [email protected] - http://twitter.com/quadstack - http://linkedin.com/in/billkleyman - https://www.facebook.com/BillKleyman