wildstrom Steve Wildstrom
Tech.pinions, Co-founder and Contributor
Steve is a founder and regular contributor to Tech.pinions, a web site of technology industry analysis and opinion. He also writes regularly for Cisco Newsroom and others and consults for major technology companies. He wrote BusinessWeek’s Technology & You column from its creation in 1994 until BusinessWeek’s acquisition by Bloomberg in December, 2009. The goal of the column, which appeared weekly in print at at BusinessWeek.com, was to help readers understand and use personal technology to enhance their jobs and their lives.
Before starting Technology & You, Steve served as senior news editor in BusinessWeek’s Washington bureau and edited the Washington Outlook column. Since joining the magazine in 1972, he has served in variety of capacities, covering politics, economics, and labor in Washington and Detroit and was also deeply involved in the computerization of editorial operations in the 1980s. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Steve also has deep interests in education and the arts. He is a founding board member and secretary of the Children’s Chorus of Washington. He also was co-chair of the parents’ network of the Center for Excellence in Education. He served as a member of local arrangements committee and as the volunteer publicity director for the International Math Olympiad 2001.
A native of Detroit, Steve is a graduate of the University of Michigan. He lives with his wife Susan, a mathematics teacher, in Kensington, Maryland. They have two children, Jonathan, a software engineer in Yorktown Heights, NY, and D. Jacob (Jake), a mathematics professor at the University of Louisville.
You can follow him on Twitter at @swildstrom.