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David A. Strom

Freelancer, Slashdot, Network World, GigaOM

David Strom is one of the leading experts on network and Internet technologies. For more than 25 years, he has written and spoken on topics including VOIP, convergence, email, cloud computing, network management, Internet applications, wireless, and Web services. He is the creator of Web Informant.tv, an innovative series of screencast product reviews of enterprise IT products.

David has held several editorial management positions, serving as editor-in-chief of Network Computing print, DigitalLanding.com, and Tom’sHardware.com. He currently writes for ReadWrite.com, GigaOmPro, Slashdot, Dice, TechTarget, and Network World. In sum, he has written more than 6,000 articles for such outlets as ITworld.com, Internet.com, Infoworld, Computerworld, Small Business Computing, c|net, eWeek, Baseline Magazine, PC World, and PC Magazine. For many years, David wrote columns for IDGWorld’s email subscription service, Infoworld, and PC Week. He has helped launch dozens of websites, including the DesignLine series.

David is a frequent speaker, panel moderator, and instructor at various industry events and trade shows. He has appeared on Fox TV News, NPR’s “Science Friday,” ABC’s “World News Tonight,” and CBS’s “Up to the Minute.” He co-authored “Internet Messaging” and wrote the “Home Networking Survival Guide.” David has also taught high school computer networking classes and a graduate business class in management information systems theory.

David began his career working in varying roles in end-user computing in the IT industry. He was a trustee of the Port Washington School Board. He is married and lives in St. Louis, Missouri.