has a background in technology and journalism and now runs the Evolved Media Network, a firm focused on technology communications. He was CTO of TheStreet.com, and CapitalThinking, led development at Time Inc. Pathfinder, and created applications for NandO.net, one of the first newspaper Web sites. Dan has an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan. He covered banking for three years at The Record
of Hackensack, was database editor for three years at the Raleigh News & Observer,
and has written six books on technology topics, in addition to numerous white papers and magazine articles. He thanks his wife, Daniele Gerard, and his children, Fiona and Eamon, for their indulgence and support during this project.
Jeffrey Word is the Director of Technology Strategy for SAP, based in Palo Alto, California. Jeffrey has worked at SAP since 2000 in a variety of roles in business development, strategic consulting, and market strategy. Jeffrey previously worked for several IT hardware and software companies in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. He earned an MBA in International Business from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management. He also earned a B.A. in European Studies and Spanish from the University of Oklahoma.