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The ITPro Today team is made up of a dedicated group of reporters, editors, analysts and IT industry professionals who work continuously to cover the industry’s ever-changing landscape. 



Wendy Schuchart is the Editor in Chief of ITPro Today. She has more than a decade of experience writing about the IT landscape and has another decade’s experience working in enterprise IT as a coder, business analyst and software developer. Before joining ITPro Today she was the managing editor/executive editor at VentureBeat. Her work has been featured in many IT publications, including InformationWeek, Network Computing, Datacenter Dynamics, Green Data Center News, SDX Central and TechTarget. Follow her on Twitter @wendyschuchart.


brian holak- headshot.jpgBrian Holak is the Senior Managing Editor of ITPro Today. He has more than nine years of experience in the IT journalism realm, both as a reporter and an editor. Prior to joining ITPro Today, he was site editor for TechTarget's SearchBusinessAnalytics and SearchDataManagement. Along with BI, analytics and data management, Brian has covered a wide range of enterprise IT beats, including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, digital transformation, innovation management and general IT strategy.


Rick-dagley-headshot.jpgRick Dagley is senior editor at ITPro Today, covering a wide range of enterprise IT topics, including IT operations and management, cloud computing, edge computing, software development and IT careers. Prior to joining ITPro Today, Rick was a longtime editor at PCWeek/eWEEK, with stints at Computer Design and Telecommunications magazines before that.


spencer smith headshotSpencer Smith is senior editor at ITPro Today, a leading online source of news, analysis and how-to’s about the information technology industry. He focuses on IT security, compute engines, data analytics and data management, end user platforms, and storage technology. Prior to joining ITPro Today, Spencer was site editor for TechTarget’s, where he covered the IT channel industry and business strategy.


dylan fisher headshotDylan Fisher is the Digital SEO Content & Copy Editor at ITPro Today, Data Center Knowledge, Information Week, and Network Computing. He's also the author of "The Loneliest Band in France." He lives with his wife, Danielle, and their two adopted dogs, Rosie and Daisy, in Atlanta, GA.


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Regular Contributors


Cchristophertozzihristopher Tozzi is a technology analyst with subject matter expertise in cloud computing, application development, open source software, virtualization, containers and more. He also lectures at a major university in the Albany, New York, area. His book, “For Fun and Profit: A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution,” was published by MIT Press.


Brien_Posey.jpgBrien Posey is the vice president of research and development for Relevant Technologies. He writes technical content for a variety of publications and Web sites and covers the security and data storage beats for ITPro Today. 



Karen_Schwartz.jpgKaren D. Schwartz is a technology and business writer with more than 20 years of experience. She has written on a broad range of technology topics for publications including CIOInformationWeekGCNFCWFedTech, BizTecheWeek and Government Executive.



SSM-kerner.pngean Michael Kerner is an IT consultant, technology enthusiast and tinkerer. He consults to industry and media organizations on technology issues.



Head shot of researcher and analyst Stephen SwoyerStephen Swoyer is a researcher and analyst with 25 years of experience. His research has focused on business intelligence (BI), data warehousing, analytics, data science, machine learning and the larger information management segment for nearly 20 years. He also enjoys researching and writing about software development and software architecture – or technology architecture of any kind, for that matter. Swoyer is a recovering philosopher, with an abiding focus on ethics, philosophy of ideas and philosophy of science.


Coles-Terri-Headshot-187.jpgTerri Coles is a freelance reporter based in St. John's, Newfoundland. She has worked for more than 15 years in digital media and communications, with experience in writing, editing, reporting, interviewing, content writing, copywriting, media relations, and social media. In addition to covering artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and other topics for IT Pro Today, she writes about health, politics, policy, and trends for several different publications.

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