Michael McCarthy

Senior Technical Writer and Trainer, Dematic

Michael McCarthy has a PhD in Technical Communication and Rhetoric from Texas Tech University. He has taught courses on technical writing for 10 years and currently works for Dematic in Grand Rapids, MI as a Senior Technical Writer and Trainer.

Melissa Closser

BISO UX Lead, Parsons Corporation

Melissa Closser brings 20 years of marketing and technical communication experience in her non-traditional cybersecurity role as BISO User Experience (UX) Lead. She develops data-driven security stories, infographics, and learning modules to make employees strong links in security defense. She provides user behavior and trend analyses and develops ways to improve the user experience while […]

Meredith Singleton

Chief Strategy Officer, Untold Content

Meredith Singleton has a PhD in Technical and Professional Communication with over ten years of experience as a writer and editor working with clients from a variety of industries. Dr. Singleton made the transition to instructional design as a career field over ten years ago, providing curriculum development, course design and elearning expertise within higher […]

Mary Elise Dedicke

Kitware, Inc

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 […]

Michael Harvey

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 […]

Marilyn Woelk

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 […]

Maralee Sautter

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

Melissa Justen has had 15+ years’ experience as a K-12 Educator, Instructional Designer, Content Writer and Curriculum Developer.

Melissa Eggleston

Founder; Birdcall

Michael Ward

Director of Business Development, TransNation Translations, Inc.

Melonie McMichael

Senior Instructor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs and proprietor of the consulting firm Technodaptability

Marge King

Nonprofit Fundraising

Melissa Breker

Content Strategist and Consultant, Breker Group Consulting

Mark Kleinsmith

Technical Communications Manager, MiTek USA

Melissa Dinwiddie


Author of “The Creative Sandbox Way: Your Path to A Full-Color Life.”

Matthew Pierce

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 […]

Morgan Hancock

Technical Writer, Bazaarvoice

Morgan Hancock ( 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 ( and GitHub (

Mark Lewis

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 […]

Marc Miller

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 […]

Melissa Kulm

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

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 […]

Mike Parkinson

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 ( and help companies succeed while saving money and time.

Matt Sullivan

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


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 […]

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Mark Kleinsmith


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


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

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 […]

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