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TechFinitive Editorial Team

Tim has worked in IT publishing since the days when all PCs were beige and is editor-in-chief of the UK’s PC Pro magazine. He has been writing about hardware for TechFinitive since 2023.

Victoria Woollaston is a freelance science and technology journalist with more than a decade’s experience writing for Wired UK, Alphr, Expert Reviews, TechRadar, Shortlist and the Sunday Times. She has written about customer experience, innovation and collaboration for TechFinitive since 2023.

Barry has 20 years of experience working on national newspapers, websites and magazines. He was editor of PC Pro and is co-editor and co-owner of BigTechQuestion.com. He has published a number of articles on TechFinitive covering data, innovation and cybersecurity.

With four decades of experience, Davey is one of the UK’s most respected cybersecurity writers and a contributing editor to PC Pro magazine. He is also a senior contributor at Forbes. You can find him at TechFinitive covering all things cybersecurity.

James O’Malley is a freelance politics and technology writer, journalist, commentator and broadcaster. He has written for Wired, Politico and The New Statesman and was editor of Gizmodo UK. He has also written a number of articles about cutting-edge of technology for TechFinitive.com.

Richard is a former CNET writer who had a ringside seat at the very first iPhone announcement but soon found himself steeped in the world of cinema. He’s now part of a two-person content agency, Rockstar Copy, and covers technology with a cinematic angle for TechFinitive.com

Adelle Desouza

Adelle Desouza


Adelle Desouza is the Founder of HireHigher, an organization dedicated to helping students better navigate their career paths. She has contributed to TechFinitive under its Opinions section.
Aimee Chanthadavong

Aimee Chanthadavong


Aimee Chanthadavong has been a journalist, editor and content producer for more than a decade. During that time she's covered enterprise technology for premium websites such as ZDNet and InnovationAus as well as food and travel for Broadsheet and SBS.
Alan Martin

Alan Martin


Alan Martin is a freelance writer, editor, reviewer and journalist based in London. He has written for The New Statesment, Wired, CNET amongst others.
Alea Ladaga

Alea Ladaga


Alea has been working in the startup scene for almost 8 years, having experience in startup events, incubation, program management, and community building. At heart, her work is as an operator/community builder.

Alex Kidman


Alex Kidman is an award-winning Freelance Journalist, based in Australia. In a career spanning more than 25 years, he's been an editor at CNET, Gizmodo, Finder, PC Mag Australia and APCMag. He's the co-host of Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, a podcast breaking down the big tech stories of the week.
Amanda Kavanagh

Amanda Kavanagh


Amanda Kavanagh is a Dublin-based journalist and content writer with over a decade of experience writing and editing across digital, print and social.
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Andrew Bunten


Andrew Bunten is Chief Operating Officer for Video at Irdeto, a cybersecurity company predominantly focused on the video entertainment vertical. Prior to Irdeto, he worked at Hewlett-Packard and C3 Capital. He has contributed to TechFinitive under the Opinions section.
Andrew Doyle, CEO, NorthRow

Andrew Doyle


Andrew Doyle is the CEO of Anti-Money Laundering compliance software, NorthRow. He has written for TechFinitive under its Opinions section.
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Bensen Koh


Bensen Koh is a Consultant in Access Partnership’s Asia team, where he is steeped in that area of the Venn diagram where emerging technologies, sustainability and regulation interact. He writes for TechFinitive as a guest columnist.
Brian Stone Writer

Brian Stone


Brian Stone is a tech and sports journalist, with experience writing for print and online. His work can be found across publications such Bank Automation News and TechRepublic.com
Carly Page

Carly Page


Carly is a freelance technology journalist and editor with a long string of credits to her name. Her bylines include Forbes, IT Pro, The Metro, Stuff, TechCrunch , TechRadar, TES, Uswitch and WIRED. She has written about collaboration and innovation for TechFinitive.
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Charles Radclyffe


Charles is a serial entrepreneur and CEO of EthicsGrade, a specialist in the environmental, social and governance risks of technology companies - and the tech risks of everyone else. He has written about innovation for TechFinitive.com

Christopher Phin


Christopher Phin has been unhealthily obsessed with technology since audio cassettes were the cutting-edge way to distribute apps. He has maintained that obsession through to his professional life; he currently works as an executive producer and creative director for podcasts. At TechFinitive he can often be found writing about collaboration.
Claire Reilly Writer

Claire Reilly


Claire Reilly is an award-winning technology commentator and video host based in San Francisco. She worked for almost a decade at CNET where she hosted the Webby Award-winning series "Hacking the Apocalypse" and "Making Space: The Female Frontier."
Dan Ilett

Dan Ilett


Dan Ilett is a former business and tech journalist (FT, Economist Group, Daily Telegraph, CNET) and founder of Greenbang and Coindesk. He's writes the The Executive Summary and has contributed to TechFinitive under its Opinions section.

Darien Graham-Smith


Darien is one of the UK's most knowledgeable technical journalists. You will find him in PC Pro magazine, writing reviews for a variety of sites and on guitar with his band The Red Queens. His explainer articles help TechFinitive's audience understand how technology works.
David Artiss

David Artiss


David Artiss works for WordPress VIP as a Customer Success Support Lead (EMEA). He's also a writer on his own blog as well as The Big Tech Question, and a frequent appearance on the PC Pro podcast.
David Wright

David Wright


David is a tech enthusiast who turned his hobby into a job. A Brit in Germany, he has been working in IT since 1987 as a programmer and an admin.
Donny Chong

Donny Chong


Donny Chong is a Product & Marketing Director at Nexusguard, where he's responsible for designing the company’s solutions for the enterprise segment. He has contributed to TechFinitive under the Opinions section.
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Ellison Anne Williams


Dr Ellison Anne Williams is the CEO and Founder of Enveil. She has a PhD in Mathematics and a Masters Degree in Computer Sciences. She has contributed to TechFinitive under the Opinions column.

Eoghan O'Donnell


Eogan was a freelance reporter for TechFinitive.com, covering technology news across hardware, innovation and security. Now based in London, he is proudly Irish and fluent in Gaeilge.
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Ev Kontsevoy


Ev Kontsevoy is a serial tech entrepreneur and CEO of infrastructure access firm Teleport. He has contributed to TechFinitive under our opinions section

Fraser Campbell


Fraser is a writer, editor and marine biologist, born in the UK but currently in Australia. For TechFinitive.com, he focuses on tech companies that are doing interesting things all around the globe.
Harry Harrison FintechFusion

Harry Harrison


Harry has been travelling and writing for the past seven years. He's interested in how technology and finance impact the modern world. He manages over $1 million on eToro for clients around the world and is the author of FintechFusion, a newsletter about finance and technology.
Iffi Wahla

Iffi Wahla


Iffi Wahla is the CEO and Co-Founder of global hiring platform Edge. He has contributed to TechFinitive under our Opinions section.
Inga Petryaevskaya

Inga Petryaevskaya


Inga is the Founder and CEO of ShapesXR, which aims to democratise 3D content creation and spatial design by enabling non-technical users to create 3D designs, prototype immersive apps such as VR and AR games, training and real-world design.

Jackson W. Ryan


Jack Ryan is an award-winning science writer and investigative journalist focusing on climate change, space, biotech, health, video games and human beings. He has previously been the science editor at US tech powerhouse CNET.com and a science and tech reporter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Jacqueline Emigh

Jacqueline Emigh


Jacqueline Emigh (pronounced “Amy”) has been writing about technology and business for many leading websites for a long time. Lately, she’s looking into topics like hybrid and remote work tech, generative AI (artificial intelligence), and ESG (environmental, social and governance), to name a few.

James Morris


James Morris is one of the UK's foremost experts in workstations. He is also Editor of WhichEV and Pathway Director of MA Interactive Journalism at City, University of London.
James Payne

James Payne


James Payne is a writer, editor and content strategist with more than 20 years of experience. In addition to writing about all things tech, in his free time James writes adult horror short stories and novels, as well as fantasy novels and fiction for young adults.

Jason Wynn


Microsoft is hard-wired into Jason’s DNA. He is a Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Trainer, with nearly two decades of experience across everything from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams to Office 365. His day job is Presales Specialist at Carillion.
Jo Best

Jo Best


Jo has been writing about technology for over 20 years, and has always been fascinated by emerging technologies and innovation. These days, she's particularly interested in the intersection of technology, science, and human health.
Jon Pickering

Jon Pickering


Jon Pickering is the CEO of Mizaic, a company that built an Electronic Document Management System for the NHS. He has contributed to TechFinitive under its Opinions section.
Kent German

Kent German


Kent German is an award-winning journalist who spent almost two decades at CNET as a senior editor. Kent is based in San Francisco but covers technology all around the world.

KG Orphinades


KG is a security expert, journalist and technical writer who advises small businesses on practical ways to keep safe and helps IT support agencies provide timely guidance to their clients.
Kihara Kimachia

Kihara Kimachia


Kihara Kimachia is a seasoned technology writer and journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He's a contributor at TechFinitive where he covers Enterprise technology and has written for publications such as TechRepublic, eSecurity Planet and The Epoch Times.
Kirstie McDermott

Kirstie McDermott


Kirstie McDermott is a Senior Content Manager at our job board partner, Jobbio. Based in Dublin, she has been a writer and editor across print and digital platforms for over 15 years. Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Lee Grant


Lee is a long-time advocate for sustainability within IT, with a fierce passion for everyone to have a right to repair. In his day job, Lee and his wife Alison run a computer repair shop, Inspiration Computers, near Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. He's also a contributing editor and podcaster for PC Pro.
Madeline Bennett

Madeline Bennett


Madeline Bennett has been a technology journalist and commentator for 20+ years, covering enterprise applications, diversity and inclusion, sustainability and the digital agenda.
Mark Pavin

Mark Parvin


Mark has worked with and wrote about computers, video games and consumer tech for more years than he cares to admit.
Marysa

Marysa van den Berg


Marysa van den Berg writes about science, nature and technology for Kijk Magazine in the Netherlands.
Matan Bordo

Matan Bordo


Matan Bordo got his start working for a VC fund and has since become a Product Marketing Manager at DoiT. He has contributed to TechFinitive under our Opinions section.
Maxwell Cooter

Maxwell Cooter


Although Max trained to be a programmer, he quickly found his vocation in journalism. He was the founder editor of Cloud Pro, the UK's first dedicated cloud publication and has written for dozens of titles, including The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph. At TechFinitive he writes about cloud computing and data.
Max Figgett

Max Figgett


Max has written for numerous websites and magazines over the years, including Expert Review and IT Pro.
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Michael Dear


Michael has worked for more than 20 years running IT departments, mainly for small to medium insurance firms. His primary interest is focused on security and compliance.
Mike Bellido

Mike Bellido


Mike is a technology professional with more than 20 years of experience in the IT sector. He currently works as a Lead Cloud Architect at CSI, an award-winning IT Managed Services Provider.
Nathan Ashby

Nathan Ashby


Passionate networking engineer with 10+ years' experience within the industry. Currently a Senior Solutions Engineer at systems integrator and managed service provider, Cisilion. He has contributed to TechFinitive under our Opinions section.
Nicholas Kontopoulos

Nicholas Kontopoulos


Nicholas Kontopoulos is the VP of Marketing for Asia Pacific and Japan at Twilio. With more than 30 years of experience across industries and borders, Nicholas brings valuable cross-industry knowledge and a deep passion for customer experience. Based in Singapore he has written for TechFinitive as a guest columnist.
Nicole Kobie

Nicole Kobie


Nicole is a journalist and author who specialises in the future of technology and transport. Her first book is called Green Energy, and she's working on her second, a history of technology. At TechFinitive she frequently writes about innovation and how technology can foster better collaboration.
Owen Lucy

Owen Lucy


Owen is a journalism student at Bournemouth University, with aspirations to become a sports commentator. He is currently on work experience with TechFinitive.com, looking for ways to squeeze either sport or gaming onto the site.
Patrick Eckel

Patrick Eckel


Patrick Eckel is CIO at DigIO, a Mantel Group company. He has extensive consulting experience across enterprise, scale up and startup organisations in building high performing teams and software products that take advantage of the constantly evolving technology landscape.
Phil Thomas

Phil Thomas


Phil Thomas is the VP of Engineering at Zartis. An experienced architect with over 10 years of experience and a strong foundation in full-stack development, Phil is specialised in leading high-performing teams and delivering impactful business solutions.
Prashant Mahajan

Prashant Mahajan


Prashant Mahajan is a Product Manager-turned-entrepreneur and now CEO of Zeda.io. He has contributed to TechFinitive under the Opinions section.

Ricardo Oliveira


Ricardo Oliveira is a Senior Director at TechFinitive, where he frequently collaborates with TechFinitive's editorial team to write and produce content. He's based in Sydney, Australia.
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Rob Robinson


With decades of experience holding leadership positions in sales, service management and consulting, Rob Robinson is a passionate security and network professional. He has contributed to TechFinitive under its Opinions section.
Romy de Weert

Romy de Weert


Romy studied journalism in Utrecht and Australia (Griffith University). With a master's degree in Environment and Resource Management, she immerses herself in everything that has to do with the earth, the climate and the environment.
Ron Gidron CEO xtype

Ron Gidron


Ron Gidron is the CEO and Co-Founder of xtype. He has contributed to TechFinitive under its Opinions section.
Rowan Campbell

Rowan Campbell


Rowan is a writer at TechFinitive focusing on technology companies doing interesting things all around the globe.

Sam Northcote


Sam Northcote has been writing about business, finance, and technology with a focus on Asia-Pacific for over a decade. He reported on Chinese markets from Beijing between 2009 and 2012 and has been based in Mumbai, India since 2014. At TechFinitive he often writes about innovation
Sarah Gilchriest, Chief People Officer at QA Workforce Learning

Sarah Gilchriest


Sarah Gilchriest is Chief People Officer at QA Workforce Learning, a group encompassing QA, Circus Street and Cloud Academy.
Sarah Kocianski

Sarah Kocianski


Sarah is the CEO of Fintech Wales and a fintech/insurtech strategist with over a decade’s experience in these cutting-edge industries. She advises global organisations and startups alike, from major banks to retailers. Follow her on LinkedIn.
Scott Dodds, CEO, Ultima

Scott Dodds


Scott Dodds, CEO of Ultima, has more than 30 years experience in the technology industry, including roles at VMware, Microsoft, Acer and Compaq. He has contributed to TechFinitive under our Opinions section.
Simon Edwards

Simon Edwards


Simon is the founder of SE Labs and a Board member of the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO). He has penned multiple articles on cybersecurity and frequently contributes to our security section.
Steve Ranger

Steve Ranger


Steve Ranger is an award-winning journalist who writes about the intersection of tech, business and culture. In the past he was the Editorial Director at ZDNET and before that the Editor of silicon.com

Stuart Andrews


Stuart is one of the UK’s foremost experts on Chromebooks, having tested hundreds of them over the past decade. He has written about technology for 25 years yet still gets that frisson of excitement when a box arrives with something new and shiny inside.
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Thomas Kriebernegg


Thomas Kriebernegg is a serial entrepreneur and an active member of the Austrian start-up scene. He's the General Manager of SplitMetrics and has contributed to TechFinitive under its Opinions section.
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Tony O’Sullivan


Tony O’Sullivan CEO of international network services provider RETN also happens to be a qualified F.C.C.A accountant. He has contributed to TechFinitive under the Opinions section.
Tracey Knowles Chief People Officer at Wirex

Tracey Knowles


With more than 18 years of experience in the dynamic field of talent management and human resources, Tracey knows a thing or two about people. She's currently the Chief People Officer at Wirex and writes the occasional column at TechFinitive.
Viggy Balagopalakrishnan

Viggy Balagopalakrishnan


Viggy Balagopalakrishnan writes Unpacked, where every week he deep dives into one tech topic or product strategy and publishes his analysis (with some opinions sprinkled in).
Zara Powell

Zara Powell


Zara is a reporter for TechFinitive.com. Based in Sydney, she covers breaking Australian tech news and provides insight into other developments in the Asia-Pacific region.

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