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GeekWire co-founders John Cook, left, and Todd Bishop, right, with T-Mobile CEO John Legere at the GeekWire Summit.

GeekWire is a fast-growing, national technology news site with strong roots in the Seattle region and a large audience of loyal, tech-savvy readers around the globe, who follow the site for breaking news, expert analysis and unique insights into the technology industry.

GeekWire is uniquely positioned to cover some of the most widely followed and innovative tech companies in the world, and one of the most vibrant startup markets in the country.

Our signature events and meetups bring out thousands of people to connect, learn, recruit, do business and have fun with a broad cross-section of the tech community. Our membership program includes some of the most respected figures in the technology community: top entrepreneurs, computer scientists and business leaders.

In addition to news coverage, GeekWire provides widely used resources for the Pacific Northwest technology community, including the GeekWork job board, GeekWire 200 startup ranking, the Startup List databaseService Provider Directory and GeekWire Calendar. GeekWire’s weekly radio show airs on KIRO Radio (97.3 FM) in the Seattle region, and reaches a worldwide audience via podcast.

The site was started in 2011 by two longtime journalists, John Cook and Todd Bishop; and startup veteran Jonathan Sposato. For more background on GeekWire, listen to this interview with Todd and John by Josh Kerns of KIRO Radio.

Exec Team

John Cook


(206) 913-7926

The longest-serving and most-followed journalist on the Pacific Northwest tech startup beat. A veteran reporter who loves scoops and a good soccer match.

Todd Bishop


(206) 300-0265

Longtime tech reporter who covers national technology trends and key developments at companies including Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Apple.

Jonathan Sposato


Serial startup founder, CEO of the PicMonkey photo editing site and investor in companies including Pokitdok, EveryMove and Vizify. By far the snazziest dresser on the GeekWire team.

Editorial Team

Tricia Duryee

Staff Reporter

A respected technology journalist and veteran of AllThingsD and the Seattle Times who covers beats including mobile devices, e-commerce, online payments, and video games.

Taylor Soper

Staff Reporter

(503) 347-8390

Named a “New Journalist of the Year” by the Society of Professional Journalists. Covers a wide variety of tech assignments, including emerging startups, the sharing economy and the intersection of technology and sports.

Jacob Demmitt

Staff Reporter

(678) 602-9587

GeekWire staff reporter who covers topics including mobile technologies, startups, gaming and public policy. An East Coast transplant and graduate of the University of Georgia's journalism program.

Frank Catalano


Frank Catalano is an independent strategist, author and veteran analyst of digital education and consumer technologies whose regular columns take a practical nerd's approach to tech.

Mónica Guzmán


Mónica Guzmán is a Seattle journalist and community strategist who consults for startups and media and can usually be found tweeting away at @moniguzman.


Tim Ellis


Tim Ellis is a data junkie, economist, and game geek. He has been tracking the local real estate market since 2005 at Seattle Bubble. You can read his occasional thoughts on other topics at, or follow him on Twitter at @The_Tim.

Business Team

Daniel Rossi

Chief Business Officer

(206) 423-9196

Oversees a range of business initiatives, in addition to working on advertising, sponsorship and events. Former startup CEO and previous executive director of the Northwest Entrepreneur Network.


Monica Nickelsburg

Digital Producer

Handles a broad mix of key behind-the-scenes roles, including ad coordination, site production, social media, event administration and reporting. A graduate of the NYU School of Journalism.

Adam Rubens

Adam Rubens

Senior Sales Executive

(425) 753-1506

Responsible for partner development in both digital advertising and sponsorships. A true "Ad Geek" and startup enthusiast with an MBA from the Foster School of Business.