Mary Elise Dedicke
Mary Elise (Mel) Dedicke earned an MS in Tech Comm from RPI in 1993. She’s worked as a tech writer in the Capital District of New York State for the past 30 years, starting out at General Electric then moving to financial services – KeyBank in the late 1990s (using dumb terminals) and Fleet in […]
Senior UX Writer, DigiCert
Michael Harvey is a Principal Technical Writer at SAS and serves as documentation project leader for the Internet of Things (IoT). For several years, Michael taught Information Architecture for the Duke Continuing Studies Technical Writing Certificate Program. Before SAS, he worked as a manager and a writer for EMC. Michael has a BA in English and […]
Owner/President, Wingz Creative and Technical Group, Inc
Marilyn is the owner and president of Wingz Creative and Technical Group, Inc. She is experienced in business and communications consulting, process improvement, and project management for marketing communications, training, and documentation projects. She has worked with clients such as the Xerox Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, Fujifilm USA, and many others. Some of her previous […]
Manager, IDL SIG
Maralee Sautter has been a technical writer and instructional designer in the industries of high-tech/software, health, science, transportation, education, and government (Intel, Xerox, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Cambia, Regency/Blue Cross, City of Vancouver (WA), and more). Her favorite title is educator since she was an adjunct instructor at Portland State University for over 12 years. Currently, […]
Melissa Justen has had 15+ years’ experience as a K-12 Educator, Instructional Designer, Content Writer and Curriculum Developer.
Senior Instructor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs and proprietor of the consulting firm Technodaptability
Learning & Video Ambassaor, TechSmith Corporation
Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created videos for learning and marketing for over a decade. Matthew has been a speaker at multiple learning and development focused and marketing conferences. He is a regular contributor to Training Magazine, and has been author for ATD, Content Marketing Institute, ReelSEO, and various other […]
Technical Writer, Bazaarvoice
Morgan Hancock (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a technical writer at Bazaarvoice in Austin, TX. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2013 with a Master’s degree in professional and technical communication. You can check out some of her technical explorations on Codepen (http://codepen.io/mhancock) and GitHub (https://github.com/morganhancock).
Content Strategist, Quark Software
Mark Lewis is a content strategist, author, and DITA Metrics educator. He is recognized throughout the industry for his ability to prove the business case for moving static content to XML and intelligent content. Through design metrics, his approach can prove alignment across content strategy and corporate strategy. His experience spans a variety of industries […]
Division President, TransPerfect Medical Device Solutions
Marc Miller is the Division President of TransPerfect Medical Device Solutions, the world’s largest supplier of language services and content management technologies to the medical device industry. Marc has 25 years of industry experience and co-authored the first ISO 13485/ISO14971-certified translation quality and risk management system. He is the co-author of the only patent for […]
Staff Technical Writer, Salesforce
Melissa Kulm has been a technical communicator for over 25 years, including 3 years on the East Coast supporting a West Coast team. She currently writes Salesforce platform documentation for administrators and developers. She also enjoys judging in STC chapter and international competitions. Melissa has a B.A. in Liberal Arts and M.S. in Information Technology […]
Michael Becher is a Vice President at Industry Insights, Inc., a research firm that has been serving the needs of trade and professional associations since 1980. He has been with Industry Insights since 2005 and has led over two hundred research and benchmarking studies. His research includes numerous projects focused on the compensation, employment, and […]
Michael J. Albers
Michael J. Albers has been a professor at East Carolina University, where he teaches in the professional writing program. Before coming to ECU, he taught for eight years at the University of Memphis. His primary teaching areas are editing, information design, and usability. In 1999, he completed his PhD in technical communication and rhetoric from Texas […]
President, Billion Dollar Graphics
@Mike_Parkinson is a geek. He is one of 34 Microsoft PowerPoint MVPs in the world, a CPP APMP Fellow, an internationally recognized communication expert, best-selling author, and professional trainer. Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and educational institutions work with Mike to achieve their communication goals. Mike’s keynotes, training, books, and tools (www.BillionDollarGraphics.com and www.Build-a-Graphic.com) help companies succeed while saving money and time.
Founder, Tech Comm Tools
Matt Sullivan has been working in tech comm and content experience since the 90's. He has taught over two thousand content authors how to more effectively produce docs, help, and online training. He is the author of a series of FrameMaker reference and workbooks, and regularly produces feature videos for Adobe's Technical Communication Suite products. […]
Marcia Riefer Johnston
I explain things. More fully: I help people craft their messages, using various media, to achieve what they want to achieve (clarify, engage, persuade, etc.). I develop content that closes the gap between what audiences know and what they need to know. I also give talks and workshops on powerful, tight writing. SKILLS: Technical writing […]
Mark Cornillie is a technology communications consultant and founder of TechCommBridge. He specializes in bridging understanding and support between technologists and non-technical audiences. His experience spans five continents and a diverse set of organizations including Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits, and academia. He holds a B.A. in journalism from Michigan State University and his work has […]
Mark Kleinsmith has been involved in technical training and help system authoring for twenty years. He currently manages a small team of technical communicators at MiTek, U.S.A, Inc.
Maxwell Hoffmann is Adobe’s Global Product Evangelist for Technical Communications and a former product manager for Frame Maker at Frame Technology. Hoffmann spent nearly 15 years in the translation industry, where he managed or published over 1,000,000 pages of multilingual content in thousands of projects. He has managed projects in DITA, XML as well as […]
Mark Baker is a content strategy and structured authoring consultant, and author of Every Page is Page One: Topic Based Writing for Technical Communications and the Web. He provides consulting services and training in content strategy, structured authoring, and topic-based writing through his company, Analecta Communications, Inc. He has been practicing and implementing structured writing […]