Professors

Delroy Thompson

User Assistance Designer, SumTotal Systems

Debra Murphy

President and Marketing Consultant, Masterful Marketing, LLC

Daniel Conrad

Business Writer, SecureState

Derek G. Ross, PhD

Auburn University Department of English, Master of Technical and Professional Communication Program

Daniel Foster

Strategy Lead for TechSmith's Snagit

Daniel has 14 years of software industry experience, much of it in marketing communications, content creation, and social media. Currently he heads up market and product strategy for Snagit. Daniel has spoken at various events including STC Summit, Lavacon, Content Wrangler webinar series, World Usability Day at Michigan State University, and MarketingProfs University.

Dustin Vaughn

Solutions Consulting Manager, Adobe

Dustin Vaughn is a Solutions Consulting Manager at Adobe who manages a team of experts in Adobe’s Technical Communication and eLearning products. Dustin has over 10 years of industry experience and has served as a panelist, speaker, and Adobe representative at various conferences. He designs, develops, and hosts technical, solution-oriented demonstrations for strategic global customers. […]

David Rumsey

President, American Translators Association

David Rumsey is the current president of the American Translators Assoction 2015-2017.  David has been involved in the language industry since 1990 as a translation project manager for Polyglot International (now RWS) and LinguaNet, Inc., a localization manager for Retek and Oracle Retail and a freelance technical translator, specializing in the Scandinvian techical documentation.  As […]

Dr. Bob Watson

PhD, Assistant Professor, Technical Communication, Mercer University

Dr. Bob Watson started writing about APIs over 12 year ago after developing software systems and APIs for more than 15 years. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Washington and is currently an Assistant Professor in Technical Communication at Mercer University.  

Doug Gorman

CEO, Simply XML, LLC.

Doug Gorman is the CEO of Simply XML. He brings years of relevant information industry experience to Simply XML and its customers. Doug has worked directly and indirectly for some of the world’s leading technology companies. We see XML as the enabling architecture to make content management, single source publishing, and multi-channel publishing ubiquitous. Doug […]

Dr. Craig Baehr

Professor of Technical Communication, Texas Tech University, CPTC Chief Examiner

Craig Baehr, Ph.D., is an STC Associate Fellow and Professor of Technical Communication at Texas Tech University, with 25 years of technical communication experience.  He serves as the Chief Examiner for the Certified Professional Technical Program (CPTC) and Faculty Advisor for the STC Texas Tech University Student Chapter.  He has served as Chair of the […]

Diedre Longo

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Daniel Liddle

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David Singer

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Daniel Szuc

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Don Moyer

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Dave Gash

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Donte Ormsby

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Donn DeBoard

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David Gardiner

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Technical writer (MYOB) 2015: Writing and editing online help documents for business accounting software—liaise with agile software developers to write online and in-product help, rewrite software error messages, undertake testing of beta software, liaise with UX designer for online help branding, participate in daily stand-ups, create CHM files with Adobe FrameMaker for desktop software.

Denise Kadilak

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Denise Kadilak is an Information Architect/Team Manager with Blackbaud, Inc., headquartered in Charleston, SC.  In her 17 years with the company Denise’s responsibilities have ranged from that of a writer creating and maintaining 1000s of pages of user-end documentation to technical-project lead investigating new tools, best practices, and workflows for a 22-member documentation team. She […]

David Dick

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David Dick is an STC Fellow, member of the Washington, DC–Baltimore Chapter, and Manager of the Usability and User Experience Special Interest Group. David is co-author of Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures, and Cloud Computing: The Savvy Manager’s Guide. You can follow his musings about usability at http://notebook.stc.org/tag/david-dick/.

David L. Caruso

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David L. Caruso is a Senior Member and President of the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of STC. He works as a Health Communication Specialist for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Since 2008 he has been instrumental in developing the NIOSH social media program which now boasts more than 20 channels and 200k+ […]