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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

Co-Founder

(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

Co-Founder

(206) 300-0265

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

Jonathan Sposato

Chairman

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

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.

Alan Boyle

Aerospace & Science Editor

Award-winning science writer and veteran space reporter. Formerly of NBCNews.com. The author of "The Case for Pluto: How a Little Planet Made a Big Difference."

Monica Nickelsburg

Digital Producer

Monica Nickelsburg handles a variety of editorial roles, including social media, site production, and the Geek Life beat. Originally from Southern California, she studied journalism and history at NYU before landing in Seattle. She loves arts, pop-culture, and her adopted city.

Lisa Stiffler

Reporter

Covers nonprofits, companies and researchers applying technology some of society's biggest challenges. Northwest native and two-time UW alum with a background in cell biology.

Kurt Schlosser

Staff Reporter

Looks for the fun stuff on the GeekLife beat. A former pop culture editor for NBC's TODAY.com and a longtime Seattleite.

Nat Levy

Staff Reporter

Covers a variety of technology topics, including Microsoft, Amazon, startups and the intersection of technology with real estate, courts and government.

Clare McGrane

Staff Reporter

Covers life sciences, biotechnology and general assignment technology stories, in addition to producing the GeekWire radio show and podcast. A graduate of the University of Washington, she is passionate about nonfiction storytelling, particularly stories about how science impacts our daily lives.

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.

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.

Cara Kuhlman

Advertising, Marketing & Memberships

Handles a broad mix of key behind-the-scenes roles, including ad coordination, marketing, memberships, event administration and writing. An avid sailor and graduate of the University of Oregon.

Rachel Huffman

Sponsorship and Advertising Specialist

(206) 898-9937

A Jackson School Alumna from the University of Washington, Rachel manages sponsorships, advertising and events. An international entrepreneur with a passion for travel, cuisine and all things French.