Meet the Editors
SearchDataCenter has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best data center information from around the web. Our staff searches the web daily for the latest news and technology updates. We also keep in constant contact with users and top technical experts to bring you a constant stream of fresh, original content. Here's a look at who's behind the site:
Kristin Knapp Site Editor email@example.com
Kristin Knapp is the site editor for SearchCloudComputing. She edits tips and other content and writes articles. Prior to joining TechTarget in 2014, Kristin was a senior editor at CRN, where she covered the networking and infrastructure market. Kristin graduated from Saint Michael's College in 2008 with a B.A. in English.
Erica Mixon Associate Site Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
Erica Mixon is the associate site editor for SearchDataCenter. She edits tips and other content and writes articles. Prior to joining TechTarget in 2016, Erica was a content specialist at Argosight, where she covered the human capital management industry. Erica graduated from Emerson College in 2015 with a B.F.A. in writing, literature and publishing.
Tim Culverhouse Assistant Site Editor email@example.com
Tim Culverhouse is the assistant site editor for SearchDataCenter. He edits and writes content, and helps drive the site's social media strategy. Prior to joining TechTarget in May of 2016, Tim was a sports reporter at MassLive. He graduated from Stonehill College in 2014 with a B.A. in mediated communication.
James Montgomery News Director firstname.lastname@example.org
James Montgomery is the news director for the Data Center and Virtualization sites at TechTarget. He has 20 years' experience with editorial roles covering B2B/B2C technologies and end markets ranging from semiconductors to renewable energy to industrial lasers. Before joining TechTarget he was senior market research and content editor at n-tech Research, writing and editing reports on a variety of hardware technologies and materials.
Robert Gates News Writer email@example.com
Robert Gates joined TechTarget as a news writer for its Data Center and Virtualization media group in March 2015. He covers data centers, data center strategies, server technologies, converged and hyperconverged infrastructure and open source operating systems for SearchDataCenter. Prior to joining TechTarget, Robert was a local news reporter for several newspapers and websites, including Patch.com, Gatehouse Media, Bennington Banner and Keene Sentinel. His work has also appeared in The Salem News and Boating Times New England. He graduated from St. Michael’s College in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communication. You can find him on Twitter at @RBGatesTT.
Margie Semilof Editorial Director firstname.lastname@example.org
As editorial director, Margie plans and oversees strategy and operations for TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization media group. She works closely with the editorial team to keep the many sites focused on the information needs of IT professionals. She has spent many years as a reporter, editor and columnist at various technology media companies. She holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Boston University.
Stephen J. Bigelow Senior Technology Editor email@example.com
Stephen J. Bigelow is the senior technology editor in the Data Center and Virtualization media group at TechTarget. He has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, along with CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and Server+ certifications and has written hundreds of articles and more than 15 feature books on computer troubleshooting, including Bigelow’s PC Hardware Desk Reference and Bigelow’s PC Hardware Annoyances. Follow Steve on Twitter (@Stephen_Bigelow) and LinkedIn.
Ed Scannell Senior Executive Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
As Senior Executive Editor, Ed Scannell is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of several TechTarget sites in the Data Center and Virtualization media group, as well as editing and writing news, features and other technical stories. He has also worked for 25 years at Computerworld and Infoworld as editor at large, mainly covering enterprise class products and technologies from IBM and Microsoft.
Phil Sweeney Senior Managing Editor email@example.com
Phil Sweeney is a senior managing editor in TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization media group. He oversees e-publications on topics ranging from cloud computing to server virtualization to IT operations. He also serves as co-editor of Modern Infrastructure, the group's monthly e-zine. A graduate of St. Bonaventure University, he previously worked as a reporter and editor at several New England newspapers.