Who We Are

VentureBeat’s team has grown rapidly since our start in 2008. We’re dedicated to connecting business leaders with the information and people they need to make technology decisions. Here are just a few of the people who make the magic happen.

  • Alex Olshonsky

    Alex Olshonsky

    Sales Manager

  • Alexei Ilinykh

    Alexei Ilinykh

    Lead Software Engineer

  • Bérénice Magistretti

    Bérénice Magistretti

    Venture Capital Reporter

  • Blaise Zerega

    Blaise Zerega

    Editor in Chief

  • Brendan Bohn

    Brendan Bohn

    Software Developer

  • Chansamon Inprasueth Cruz

    Chansamon Inprasueth Cruz

    Staff Accountant

  • Chris O'Brien

    Chris O'Brien

    European Correspondent

  • Dean Takahashi

    Dean Takahashi

    Lead Writer, GamesBeat

  • Debra Sharp

    Debra Sharp

    Sponsored Post Editor

  • Emil Protalinski

    Emil Protalinski

    News Editor

  • Harrison Weber

    Harrison Weber

    Executive Editor

  • Heather Owsiacki

    Heather Owsiacki

    Management Consultant

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    Jason Wilson

    Managing Editor, GamesBeat

  • Jeff Grubb

    Jeff Grubb


  • John Brandon

    John Brandon

    Guest Posts Editor, Bots and AI

  • Jordan Novet

    Jordan Novet

    Staff Writer

  • Ken Yeung

    Ken Yeung

    Staff Writer

  • khari-johnson

    Khari Johnson


  • Liza Siordia

    Liza Siordia

    Account Coordinator

  • Matt Marshall

    Matt Marshall


  • Matt McDonald

    Matt McDonald

    Product Manager

  • Mike Minotti

    Mike Minotti

    Community manager

  • Paul Sawers

    Paul Sawers


  • Steve Tidwell

    Steve Tidwell

    Director of Engineering

  • Stewart Rogers

    Stewart Rogers

    Director, Marketing Technology

  • Tyler Burns

    Tyler Burns

    Senior Account Coordinator

  • Wendy Schuchart

    Wendy Schuchart

    Webinar Manager

  • Yong Wu

    Yong Wu

    Head of Ad Ops