Jonathan Geller is the founder of Boy Genius Report, now known as BGR. What began as a column on popular gadget blog Engadget quickly grew into one of the site’s biggest draws, and Jonathan soon detached the wildly popular column to create what has since become the biggest mobile news destination in the world. BGR was acquired by leading digital media company PMC in April 2010 and Jonathan currently acts as President and General Manager of the newly formed BGR Media, Inc., and Editor-in-chief of the BGR website.
Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than a decade, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. As a writer, Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications; he was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, and one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts. Zach is now Executive Editor at BGR, where he guides the editorial team and contributes reports and analyses with an unbiased viewpoint and a widely respected voice.
Jacob started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living. He currently resides in New York writing for BGR. His previously published work can be found on TechHive, VentureBeat and Game Rant.
Darren Murph has roamed the consumer electronics landscape for nearly a decade, earning a Guinness World Record as the planet’s most prolific professional blogger along the way. In addition to his contributions to BGR, his work has been featured in Popular Science, Engadget, Mazda’s Zoom-Zoom owner’s magazine, Oprah.com, Gadling, Thrillist, and ShermansTravel, and he has appeared on ABC, PBS, CTV and NBC. He is presently dabbling in quantum physics in a bid to construct the 30-hour day, and is also Weber Shandwick's SVP of Editorial Strategy.
After launching mobile game company SpringToys tragically early in 2000, Tero Kuittinen spent eight years doing equity research at firms including Alliance Capital and Opstock. He is currently a Managing Director at Magid Associates, an Advisor for Next Games and a Strategist for Primesmith, a Finnish 3D imaging and printing app pioneer. He has contributed to TheStreet.com, Forbes and Business 2.0 Magazine in addition to BGR.
Chris Ciaccia joined TheStreet as a technology reporter in November 2011 and he also contributes regularly to BGR, where he offers insights focused on market news. Prior to his role at TheStreet, Chris was covering markets for Benzinga.com and also worked as an analyst at General Motors and at Laurus Capital Management. Chris has a bachelor's degree in finance from Seton Hall University.
Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Born with a cell phone in one hand and a tablet in the other, Josh Karp has followed his love of technology through to the present day. As a Special Correspondent at BGR, Josh covers press conferences, trade shows and other events around the world. An expert in all things mobile, Josh has more than eight years of experience covering the wireless industry.
After nearly a decade of writing about technology for various print publications, Corey Gilmore joins BGR as Special Projects Editor. Based in Boston, Corey will focus on mobile platforms and the proliferation of converged devices in the modern marketplace. When he isn’t enjoying a fine craft beer, he will be opining about the mobile industry and technology in the enterprise.
A life long Mac user and Apple enthusiast, Yoni Heisler has been writing about Apple and the tech industry at large for over 6 years. His writing has appeared in Edible Apple, Network World, MacLife, Macworld UK, and most recently, TUAW. When not writing about and analyzing the latest happenings with Apple, Yoni enjoys catching Improv shows in Chicago, playing soccer, and cultivating new TV show addictions, the most recent examples being The Walking Dead and Broad City.
Andy is a reporter in Memphis who also contributes to outlets like Fast Company and The Guardian. When he’s not writing about technology, he can be found hunched protectively over his burgeoning collection of vinyl, as well as nursing his Whovianism and bingeing on a variety of TV shows you probably don’t like.
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