Contributors to SearchManufacturingERP

Current Contributors

  • Laura Aberle

    Managing Editor

    Laura Aberle is the site editor for SearchContentManagement.

  • Allen Bernard

    Freelance writer Allen Bernard has written about business and technology since the late 1990s. He's written for numerous magazines and websites.

  • Stephen J. Bigelow

    Senior Technology Editor

    Stephen J. Bigelow, senior technology editor in the Data Center and Virtualization media group, has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry.

  • Adam Boyce

    Panorama Consulting Solutions

    Adam Boyce is a Manager of IT Strategy at Panorama Consulting with over ten years of experience helping businesses, non-profits and government organizations. Adam is Lean Six Sigma certified and holds a Master's degree in Leadership & Organizations from the University of Denver.

  • Christine Cignoli

    Senior Site Editor

    This is the contributor bio for TechTarget editor and writer Christine Cignoli.

  • Brenda Cole

    Site Editor

    Brenda Cole is the Site Editor of

  • Thomas R. Cutler

    TR Cutler, Inc.

  • Diann Daniel


  • Michael Dortch


  • Mary Driscoll is senior research fellow at APQC, a Houston-based nonprofit that provides expertise on business benchmarking and best practices.

  • Alan R. Earls

    Alan R. Earls is a freelance writer focused on business and technology.

  • Simon Ellis

    IDC Manufacturing Insights

  • David Essex

    Executive Editor

    David Essex is the Executive Editor for the Business Applications and Architecture media group at TechTarget.

  • Mark Fontecchio

    News Director

    Mark Fontecchio is news director of the Business Applications and Architecture group at TechTarget.

  • Jack E. Gold

    J. Gold Associates LLC

    Jack E. Gold is founder and principal analyst at J.Gold Associates LLC.

  • Ann Grackin

    ChainLink Research

  • Scott Hamilton

    Columbus A/S

  • Sue Hildreth

    Sue Hildreth is the former Executive Editor of and a contributor to several TechTarget sites.

  • Ben Holtz

    Green Beacon Solutions

    Ben Holtz is CEO of Watertown, Mass.-based Green Beacon Solutions, an ERP and CRM services provider.

  • Lauren Horwitz is an executive editor in the Business Applications and Architecture media group at TechTarget.

  • Alan Joch

    Alan Joch is a veteran business and technology writer who specializes in best practices for commercial enterprises, public-sector agencies and educational institutions.

  • Cindy Jutras

    Mint Jutras

    Cindy Jutras is a widely recognized expert in analyzing the impact of enterprise applications on business performance.

  • Eric Kimberling

    Panorama Consulting Solutions

    Eric Kimberling is a managing partner at Panorama Consulting Solutions, where he helps organizations with their enterprise resource planning (ERP) projects.

  • Tony Kontzer

  • Aaron Lester

    Aaron Lester is a Boston-based freelance journalist who has been published in The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor and CIO.

  • China Martens

    China Martens is an independent business applications analyst and freelance writer based in Montpellier, France.

  • Chris Maxcer

    Chris Maxcer has written thousands of articles on enterprise computing topics, covering major technology companies like IBM, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft and Apple.

  • Bill McBeath

    ChainLink Research

  • Todd Morrison

    Site Editor

    As Site Editor for, Todd covers a wide range of issues relating to SAP and its customers, including analytics, in-memory computing, social media, mobility, and cloud technologies. He also blogs about all things SAP and enterprise computing.

  • William Newman


    William Newman is a Senior Principal at SAP.

  • Jim O'Donnell

    News Editor

    Jim O'Donnell covers all things SAP for SearchSAP and contributes to SearchManufacturingERP.

  • Ross Patterson

  • Lauren Gibbons Paul

    Lauren Gibbons Paul is a freelance writer and editor based in Newton, Mass. She specializes in business applications.

  • Dylan Persaud


    Dylan Persaud is managing director of Eval-Source and an expert in ERP selection and ERP implementation.

  • Steven Phillips

    Steven Phillips is an ERP professional with over twenty-seven years of implementation experience.

  • Emma Preslar

    Emma Preslar is a former editorial assistant for SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and other TechTarget websites.

  • Jon Reed

  • Scott Robinson

    Louisville Metro government

    Scott Robinson is an IT consultant and social science researcher with more than 20 years' experience in both commercial industry and government.

  • Jim Romeo

    Jim Romeo is a freelance copywriter with a focus on business and technology topics, including IT security, supply chain management and emerging technologies.

  • Linda Rosencrance

    Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer and editor in the Boston area.

  • Margaret Rouse

    Margaret Rouse writes for and manages, TechTarget’s IT encyclopedia and learning center.

  • Mary E. Shacklett

    Transworld Data

    Mary E. Shacklett is president of Transworld Data, a technology analytics, market research and consulting firm.

  • Rick Sherman

    Athena IT Solutions

    Rick Sherman is the founder of Athena IT Solutions, a Stow. Mass.-based consulting firm that provides data warehouse and BI consulting, training and vendor services. In addition to having more than 20 years of experience in the business, Sherman is a published author of more than 50 articles, an industry speaker, and an Information Management Innovative Solution Awards judge.

  • Lauren Soucy

    Senior SEM Manager

    Lauren Soucy is the Senior SEM Manager for TechTarget, Inc.

  • Beth Stackpole

    As a veteran business and technology reporter, Beth Stackpole has spent the last 25+ years writing for a variety of leading publications and websites.

  • Jan Stafford

    Executive Editor

    As executive editor, Jan Stafford plans and oversees strategy and operations for TechTarget's Application Development Editorial Team.

  • Dave Turbide

    David Turbide is an independent supply chain and ERP consultant.

  • R "Ray" Wang

    Constellation Research Group

    R "Ray" Wang currently is a Principal Analyst at Constellation Research Group.

  • Christopher R. Wilder

    Moor Insights & Strategy

    Christopher R. Wilder leads the cloud services and enterprise applications practices at Moor Insights & Strategy.

  • Barry Wilderman

    Wilderman Associates

    Barry Wilderman has more than 30 years of experience as an industry analyst, researcher and consultant at such companies as META Group, Lawson Software, SalesOps Analytics and McKinsey and Company. He is currently president of Wilderman Associates. Contact him at and on Twitter at @BarryWilderman.

  • Lonnie Wilson

    Lonnie Wilson is the author of How to Implement Lean Manufacturing, and founder of Quality Consultants.

Past Contributors