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    Paul ShreadEditor-in-Chief

    Paul Shread


    Paul has 20 years of experience in the technology industry, and is currently editor-in-chief of a portfolio of enterprise IT sites including ITBusinessEdge, Datamation, Webopedia and other well-known names. He has covered nearly every aspect of enterprise technology in his tenure, including an award-winning series on software-defined data centers, and he also wrote a column on small business for

    Chris PreimesbergerEditor of Features & Analysis

    Chris Preimesberger

    Editor of Features & Analysis

    Chris covers a range of IT sectors that include innovation, data center systems, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, green IT, IoT and others. He served as eWEEK's senior writer from 2006 to 2011 and won a national Folio Award for magazine writing in November 2011 for a cover story on CEO and founder Marc Benioff. In February 2017, Chris was named among the 250 most influential business journalists in the world by Richtopia, a research firm that used analytics to compile the ranking. In January 2017, he was named among the internet's top 100 influencers by Previously, Chris was a founding editor of IT Manager's Journal and and was managing editor of Software Development magazine.

    James MaguireSenior Managing Editor

    James Maguire

    Senior Managing Editor

    James has been reporting on technology topics for 14 years. He has covered the gamut of enterprise and consumer technology, and regularly communicates with leading IT newsmakers, vendors and analysts. James has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and his work has been nationally syndicated in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Wired. He won the 2013 PRSA Award for Excellence in Technology Journalism.

    Kachina ShawManaging Editor

    Kachina Shaw

    Managing Editor

    Kachina has 15+ years of experience in technology publishing at IT Business Edge and Tech Republic.

    Mike WirtzArt and Production Editor

    Mike Wirtz

    Art and Production Editor

    Mike Wirtz is a production editor, producing newsletters and slideshows, as well as needed artwork. Prior to this position, he was a multimedia designer and producer at Ziff Davis Enterprise. Previously, Mike worked at several publications as an editorial artist and production person. He has a degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia's School of Journalism.

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