Contributors to SearchDataManagement

Current Contributors

  • Lou Agosta

    Lou Agosta, Ph.D., is an independent industry analyst specializing in data warehousing, data quality, data mining and business intelligence.

  • Kevin Beaver

    Principle Logic, LLC

    Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, writer, professional, speaker and expert witness with Atlanta-based Principle Logic LLC.

  • Stephen J. Bigelow

    Senior Technology Editor

    Stephen J. Bigelow, senior technology editor in the Data Center and Virtualization media group, has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry.

  • Bridget Botelho

    Editorial Director

    Bridget Botelho joined TechTarget as a reporter in 2007 and has covered a variety of technologies and IT industry trends.

  • Ed Burns

    Senior News Writer

    Senior news writer Ed Burns writes stories and helps oversee editorial coverage for SearchBusinessAnalytics, covering business intelligence, analytics and data visualization topics.

  • Rich Castagna

    Vice President of Editorial

    As editorial director of TechTarget's Storage media group, Rich oversees content for Storage magazine,,,,,, and the Storage Decisions conferences.

  • Hilary Cotter

    Hilary Cotter has been involved in IT for more than 20 years as a Web and database consultant.

  • James Damoulakis

    GlassHouse Technologies

    James Damoulakis is an IT professional with more than 25 years of experience in systems, storage, backup/recovery and disaster recovery (DR).

  • Barry Devlin

    9sight Consulting

    Dr. Barry Devlin is among the foremost authorities in the world on business insight and data warehousing. He is founder and principal of 9sight Consulting.

  • Pierre Dorion

    Long View Systems

    Pierre Dorion is the Data Center Practice Director and a Senior Consultant with Long View Systems Inc. in Phoenix, AZ.

  • Steve Duplessie


    Enterprise Strategy Group

  • Jill Dyché

    SAS Best Practices

    Jill Dyché is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and business consultant. She was partner and co-founder of Baseline Consulting, a professional services firm specializing in business analytics, data warehousing, data integration and master data management.

  • Alan R. Earls

    Alan R. Earls is a freelance writer focused on business and technology.

  • Wayne Eckerson

    Industry Analyst

    Wayne Eckerson has been a thought leader in business intelligence and analytics since the early 1990s. He has conducted numerous studies and is a speaker, blogger and consultant.

  • Mark Fontecchio

    News Director

    Mark Fontecchio is news director of the Business Applications and Architecture group at TechTarget.

  • Jack E. Gold

    J. Gold Associates LLC

    Jack E. Gold is founder and principal analyst at J.Gold Associates LLC.

  • Andy Hayler

    Information Difference

    Andy is an established software industry authority, an independent strategy consultant advising corporations, venture capital firms and software companies.

  • Carrie Higbie Goetz

    The Siemon Company

    Simens Global Director Data Center Solutions and Services Carrie Higbie can answer your fundamental unified communications and collaboration (UCC) questions.

  • Sue Hildreth

    Sue Hildreth is the former Executive Editor of and a contributor to several TechTarget sites.

  • T.J. Houpes

    Products Editor

    Products Editor, TechTarget

  • Claudia Imhoff

    Intelligent Solutions Inc.

    Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D., is president and founder of consultancy Intelligent Solutions Inc. She is an internationally recognized expert on analytics and business intelligence.

  • Michael Jennings


  • Wayne Kernochan

    Infostructure Associates

    Wayne Kernochan is the President of Infostructure Associates, an affiliate of Valley View Ventures and has been an IT industry analyst for 22 years.

  • Garry Kranz

    Staff Writer

  • John Ladley

    First San Francisco Partners

    John Ladley is a business technology thought leader and recognized enterprise information management authority.

  • Nicole Laskowski

    Senior News Writer

    Nicole Laskowski is a senior news writer for She covers CIO strategies for analytics, business intelligence and data management.

  • Evan Levy

    Baseline Consulting

    Evan Levy is a partner and co-founder of Baseline Consulting, a technology and management consulting firm specializing in business analytics and data integration.

  • David Loshin

    Knowledge Integrity Inc.

    David Loshin is president of Knowledge Integrity Inc., a consulting company that works with clients on business intelligence, big data, data quality, data governance and master data management initiatives.

  • Shamus is the senior analyst for the network management practice at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). He has more than nine years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a journalist covering the network infrastructure market.

  • William McKnight

    McKnight Consulting Group

    William McKnight is the president of McKnight Consulting Group, which delivers business value by utilizing proven approaches in data warehousing, master data management and business intelligence, all with a focus on data quality and scalable architectures. William manages complex, high-volume, full-lifecycle implementations worldwide.

  • Matt Mueller

    CBIG Recruiting & Staffing

    Matt Mueller brings 18+ years of national recruiting and placement experience in the IT jobs sector. Beginning in 2000, his staffing focus has shifted toward the data warehousing, business intelligence, and analytics disciplines.

  • Craig S. Mullins

    Mullins Consulting

    Craig Mullins has extensive experience in the field of database management having worked as an application developer, a DBA, and an instructor with multiple database management systems including DB2, Sybase and SQL Server.

  • Eric Newcomer


    Eric Newcomer is a distributed computing specialist. He is a former chair of the OSGi Alliance Enterprise Expert Group and former CTO of IONA Technologies.

  • Gary Olsen


    Gary Olsen is a solution architect in Hewlett-Packard's Technology Services organization.

  • Beth Pariseau

    Senior News Writer

    Beth Pariseau is the senior news writer for, part of the TechTarget network and Data Center and Virtualization media group.

  • Brien Posey

    Brien Posey is a seven-time Microsoft MVP with two decades of IT experience. He has expertise in SharePoint collaboration administration and SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013.

  • Emma Preslar

    Emma Preslar is a former editorial assistant for SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and other TechTarget websites.

  • W. Curtis Preston

  • Hannah Pullen-Blasnik

    Editorial Assistant

  • Michael Rasmussen

    Michael Rasmussen is founder of Corporate Integrity LLC, a leader in education, research, analysis and advisory services monitoring the challenges and trends of the business roles accountable for corporate governance, enterprise risk management, and compliance (GRC). Michael is a sought after thought-leader, keynote speaker, author, collaborator and one of the industry's foremost authorities in understanding GRC.

  • Abie Reifer


    Abie Reifer is a principal analyst at DecisionWorx. He also serves in a senior leadership position at a data collection and research organization.

  • Chris Riley

    Fixate IO

    Chris Riley is a technologist and DevOps analyst in the area of DevOps strategy, machine learning and information management.

  • Greg Robidoux

    Edgewood Solutions

    Greg is the President and founder of Edgewood Solutions, a technology services company delivering professional services and product solutions for Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Margaret Rouse

    Margaret Rouse writes for and manages, TechTarget’s IT encyclopedia and learning center.

  • Greg Schulz

    The Server and StorageIO Group

    Greg Schulz is founder and senior analyst with the IT infrastructure analyst and consulting firm StorageIO.

  • Rick Sherman

    Athena IT Solutions

    Rick Sherman is the founder of Athena IT Solutions, a Stow. Mass.-based consulting firm that provides data warehouse and BI consulting, training and vendor services. In addition to having more than 20 years of experience in the business, Sherman is a published author of more than 50 articles, an industry speaker, and an Information Management Innovative Solution Awards judge.

  • Jessica Sirkin

    Associate Site Editor

    Jessica Sirkin is the associate site editor for SearchOracle and SearchSQLServer. She was a managing editor at SAPexperts, and has written for Data Informed and Knowledge@Wharton. Her alma mater is Bard College.

  • Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.

    Alabama Yankee Systems, LLC

    Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D., is an information management professional and consultant with broad experience across industries.

  • Jason Sparapani

    Features Writer

  • Beth Stackpole

    As a veteran business and technology reporter, Beth Stackpole has spent the last 25+ years writing for a variety of leading publications and websites.

  • Marc Staimer

    Dragon Slayer Consulting

    Marc Staimer is the founder, senior analyst and CDS at Dragon Slayer Consulting in Beaverton, Ore.

  • Craig Stedman

    Executive Editor

    Craig Stedman is executive editor of TechTarget Inc.'s information management websites, including, and

  • Pete Stiglich

    Clarity Solution Group

    Pete Stiglich is the principal for the Clarity Solution Group with over 20 years of IT experience in the fields of data modeling, data warehousing, business intelligence, metadata management, data integration, customer relationship management (CRM), customer data integration (CDI), database design and administration, data quality and transaction processing.

  • Dan Sullivan

    Dan Sullivan is an author, systems architect, and consultant with over 20 years of IT experience. He creates tips and advice about cloud computing.

  • Arun Taneja

    Taneja Group

    Arun Taneja is the founder, president and consulting analyst of the Taneja Group, an analyst and consulting group focused on storage and storage-centric server technologies.

  • David A. Teich

    Teich Communications

    David A. Teich is principal consultant at Teich Communications, a technology consulting and marketing services company that focuses on the business of IT.

  • Gwen Thomas

    Data Governance Institute

  • Jon Toigo

    Toigo Partners International

    Jon Toigo is a veteran planner who has assisted more than 100 companies in the development and testing of their continuity plans.

  • Bill Tolson

    Tolson Communications

    Bill Tolson is a principal consultant at Tolson Communications and has more than 15 years experience in the storage industry including storage solutions like e-mail archiving, enterprise content management and information lifecycle management.

  • Linda Tucci

    Executive Editor

    Linda Tucci is executive editor for TechTarget's CIO/IT Strategy media group.

  • Jack Vaughan

    Senior News Writer

    Senior news writer Jack Vaughan writes stories and helps oversee editorial coverage for

  • Corlyn Voorhees

    Editorial Assistant

    Corlyn Voorhees is an editorial assistant for TechTarget, working on SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and other websites.

  • Scott Wallask

    Editorial Director

    Editorial Director for TechTarget's Applications Development, ERP, and Health IT Group.

  • Colin White

    BI Research

    Colin White is the founder of BI Research and president of DataBase Associates Inc. He is known for his of data management, information integration and BI technologies.

  • Mark Whitehorn

    University of Dundee

    Mark Whitehorn is the Emeritus Professor of Analytics at the University of Dundee. He specializes in the areas of analytics, business intelligence (BI) and data science (DS). He has a background in both the academic and commercial worlds.

  • Lyndsay Wise


    Lyndsay Wise is president and founder of WiseAnalytics, which provides consulting services on business intelligence projects at small and midsize businesses.

  • Rick van der Lans


    Rick van der Lans is an independent consultant, speaker and author, specializing in data warehousing, business intelligence, database technology and data virtualization.

Past Contributors