Who is Media Unspun?
- Deborah Asbrand is a freelancer
- Keith Dawson has been making
sense out of technology for diverse audiences over a 30-year career. He has
worked with networked computer technology and software as software developer,
manager, marketer, writer, editor, and unelected pundit. His newsletter "Tasty
Bits from the Technology Front," won some awards. He wrote for Media Grok
for more than two years. He's founder and principal of the Technology
Front, a consultancy.
- Jen Muehlbauer has been a professional
smartass since 1996, the year she sought her fortune by reviewing AOL content
areas. Since that inauspicious start, she's written half an O'Reilly book,
columns for Boston.com, countless newsletters for Media Grok, and business/technology
articles for many other publications.
- Lori Patel writes from Northern California, where she's held posts at The
Industry Standard, The Recorder and Wired News. She served as a senior
editor for the Standard, where she launched three publications, oversaw 18
newsletters, including Media Grok, and helped start a special topics
magazine. She has contributed to two books and trained writing instructors
at Duke University.
Editor and Publisher:
- Jim Duffy, based in New York,
formerly at The Industry Standard and American Banker,
presently at various business publications, plus book projects. Also does
session work as a piano player.
- Jimmy Guterman has written
or edited for more than 90 periodicals (some of which still exist), has written
five books (half of which are still in print), and has produced CDs for every
major record label (all of which have consolidated). He is the founder and
president of The Vineyard Group, Inc.,
- Kristen Collins is a senior marketing
communications and media relations consultant for emerging technology and
technology-related businesses. Previously, she served as Director of Marketing
for Cambridge Incubator. Before that, Collins was responsible for the market
launch and PR for ThingWorld.
- Shayne Gilbert is the founder
of Silverweave, a project management consulting firm. With industry colleagues,
she created The Nantucket Conference and its companion conference, Future
Forward: The New England Technology Summit. She sits on the boards of the
Bentley College Entrepreneurial Studies Program and the Massachusetts Communications
College Internet Communication and Technology Advisory Committee. She is
also an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate Program on Internet Strategy
Management at Marlboro College and the Sawyer School of Management at Suffolk
University. And she wrote 90 Days to Launch (Wiley, 2000).
- Peter Mesnik is president and chief
technology officer of iMakeNews. Prior to founding iMakeNews, he was the
President and Founder of the WebFiler Development Group, Inc., a spin-off
from Alpha Software, Inc. Mr. Mesnik was also the General Manager and principal
architect of the WebFiler product line, which was acquired by SoftQuad in
1997 for $9 million.
- Ralph Protsik is co-founder and Managing
Director of the Boston Search Group, a fixture in new economy executive recruitment.
Over the past eight years the partners of BSG have been engaged to fill more
than 100 senior management positions in the Internet, software, and related
fields. Ralph is a frequent panelist and author on topics of interest to
both clients and other recruiters.
- Michael Robertson is the founder
and CEO of Lindows.com. Prior to that he was CEO, chairman, and mastermind
- Kevin Werbach edits Release
1.0: Esther Dyson's Monthly Report, and is an organizer of the annual
PC Forum conference for senior technology industry executives. Prior to joining
EDventure Holdings, Werbach served as Counsel for New Technology Policy at
the Federal Communications Commission. Disclosure: Werbach serves as a strategy
and technology advisor to Kinecta, Participate Systems, Kasenna, Wordcasters,
Onclave, and the San Francisco Business Internet Group; he is also an investor
in OnePage and an advisor to the Genesys Angelbridge Fund.
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