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Tom Steinert-ThrelkeldFounding Editor

Tom Steinert-Threlkeld conceived and developed CruxialCIO for IBT Media and was its launch editor. He also conceived, developed and was launch editor-in-chief of Baseline Magazine, which won the highest honor in business media – the Grand Neal Award – in 2005 and was a finalist for general excellence in the National Magazine Awards. He was an award-winning technology journalist at the Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star-Telegram, as well as Inter@ctive Week, the first Internet newsmagazine. He was a graduate of the Harvard Business School and the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Tom passed away in October 2013.

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Paul McDougallSenior writer
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Paul McDougall covers enterprise software and hardware for CruxialCIO. He also tracks cloud computing, Big Data, analytics and outsourcing. McDougall holds a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from the University of British Columbia and a master's degree in journalism from New York University. Paul was born in Toronto and is an obsessive Maple Leafs fan. He resides in Manhattan.

Brian T. HorowitzBusiness & technology reporter
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Brian T. Horowitz is a breaking news reporter with nearly 20 years of experience covering business, technology, health care information systems and innovation. He has written for Computer Shopper, eWEEK, Fast Company,, NYSE magazine and He holds a B.A. from Hofstra University. Follow him on Twitter: @bthorowitz.

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Amy LeeBusiness & technology reporter
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Amy Lee covers business strategy, marketing, operations, mobile technologies and security for CruxialCIO. She has written on technology for the Huffington Post and is a 2010 graduate of Yale University in English and writing.

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Dipti KumarReporter, video editor
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Dipti Kumar is a writer and reporter for CruxialCIO and hosts, shoots and edits video reports for Cruxial Player. She worked as a news anchor, reporter and producer with NDTV-HINDU, a news organization in India, before moving to New York in 2012. She is pursuing a post-graduate degree in health and science reporting at Stony Brook University.

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Scott Miller Sponsorships, advertising
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Scott Miller oversees all display, video and mobile ad sales and sponsorships. He is also involved with the company's business development and marketing efforts. He has held senior executive roles at Ziff Davis Media, Ziff Davis Enterprise and Bloomberg Businessweek. He was on the launch teams for CIO Insight and Baseline magazines and & websites. Scott is also one of the co-founders of CIOZone, the world's first professional social network for CIOs.