Editorial Team

Om Malik, Founder and Senior Writer

Om Malik has more than 15 years of experience as a journalist covering technology and business news. He was part of the founding team of Forbes.com as a Senior Editor. He then went on to become a senior writer at Red Herring during its glory days before joining Business 2.0 in March 2003, covering telecom, innovation and broadband stories. His contributions have been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Economist and MIT Technology Review. Additionally, Om is the author of “Broadbandits: Inside the $750 Billion Telecom Heist.” He is also the recipient of many industry awards, including Excellence in Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2001 and the Gold Award from American Society of Business Publication Editors in 2001.


Nicole Solis, Managing Editor

The former managing editor of BNET, Nicole helped navigate the business site through its relaunch, expand to two international editions, add more than 20 blogs to its network and increase monthly uniques to 13 million. As part of the editorial team that launched travel magazine Afar, Nicole architected the social media strategy and helped design the psychographic matching system behind the social network, Afar Connect.


Stacey Higginbotham, Senior Writer

Stacey Higginbotham is happy when immersed in SEC filings, tech specs or poking through a data center. She has spent the last ten years covering technology and finance for publications such as The Deal, the Austin Business Journal, The Bond Buyer and BusinessWeek, and works remotely from Austin, Texas.


Mathew Ingram, Senior Writer

Mathew Ingram is a senior writer with GigaOM. Prior to that he was an award-winning journalist with the Globe and Mail who spent the past 15 years writing about business, technology and new media as a reporter, columnist and blogger. Until January 2010 he was the Globe’s first online Communities Editor, helping the paper and its staff understand and appreciate the benefits of social-media tools such as blogs, comments and Twitter. He also launched the Globe’s ground-breaking Public Policy Wiki, writes for the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University and is one of the founders of Mesh, Canada’s leading Web conference.


Katie Fehrenbacher, Earth2Tech Editor and Staff Writer

Katie Fehrenbacher has been covering cutting-edge technology, startups and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley for more than 7 years. She is the founding Editor of Earth2Tech, which she launched in July 2007. Prior to starting Earth2Tech she was a Staff Writer for GigaOM where she covered wireless and broadband technology. She has been a reporter at Red Herring, an editor at Engadget and began her career as a reporter in the Silicon Valley bureau of the largest Japanese daily newspaper, the Yomiuri Shimbun.


Derrick Harris, Structure Editor and Staff Writer

Derrick Harris has been covering the on-demand computing space since 2003, when he started with the seminal grid computing publication GRIDtoday. He led the publication through the evolution from grid to virtualization to cloud computing, ultimately spearheading the rebranding of GRIDtoday into On-Demand Enterprise. After earning his degree in journalism, he currently moonlights as a law student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Ki Mae Heussner, Staff Writer

Ki Mae covers New York startups, with a particular focus on companies in the retail/e-commerce, health, finance and education sectors. She joined GigaOM from Adweek, where she was a staff writer covering technology. Prior to that, she produced the science and technology section for ABCNews.com and reported on topics ranging from social media and innovation to space and science fiction.


Simon Mackie, WebWorkerDaily Editor and Staff Writer

Simon has been working in technical publishing for nearly 10 years, starting out his career at Wrox Press before moving on to SitePoint, Vitamin, and now, WebWorkerDaily. He lives in Bristol in the South West of England and has a passion for the Web “done right.”


Kevin Tofel, Mobile Editor and Staff Writer

Kevin Tofel has 15 years of hands-on I.T. experience at Fortune 100 companies and 5 years of writing, blogging and podcasting behind him. In 2005, he built a team of bloggers for AOL to cover the growing HDTV space. The small startup site eventually became the popular destination of EngadgetHD. Returning to his passion of mobile technology, Kevin joined jkOnTheRun in 2006, where he has blogged extensively about netbooks, notebooks, smartphones, cloud services and Ultra Mobile PCs. Outside of the web world, Kevin’s print writing has appeared in The New York Times, Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine, PC Magazine and PC World.


Ryan Kim, Staff Writer

Ryan Kim covered personal technology and wireless for the San Francisco Chronicle before joining GigaOM. Based in New York City, he covers a number of topics including mobile development, app economies, virtual payments and East Coast startups.


Liz Shannon Miller, Staff Writer

As a co-editor of NewTeeVee, Liz Shannon Miller reviews the best and worst in web content, and has been called the Pauline Kael of online video by at least one person. She has been covering the online video space since 2006, is a member and co-founder of the International Academy for Web Television, and once curated the front page of YouTube for a day. She is also a freelancer for other publications, including Variety, The Wrap, AOL’s Lemondrop, Comcast’s FEARnet and Regent Media’s Popnography, and a playwright and filmmaker in her very limited free time. Based in Los Angeles, she holds a degree in screenwriting and interactive multimedia from USC, and enjoys space battles, old school funk and videos of cats.


Janko Roettgers, Staff Writer

Janko Roettgers has been covering all things tech for more than ten years. His career as a technology journalist began in Germany, where he published a number of books about subjects like the online music revolution and Internet subcultures. In the last few years, Janko has been reporting for radio networks, magazines and newspapers in Germany and beyond. He started to contribute to NewTeeVee in early 2007 and eventually became its co-editor at the end of 2009.

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