Meet the Editors

SearchSoftwareQuality has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best software quality information from around the web. Our staff searches the web daily for the latest news and technology updates. We also keep in constant contact with users and top technical experts to bring you a constant stream of fresh, original content. Here's a look at who's behind the site:

Meredith Courtemanche

Meredith Courtemanche Executive Editor mcourtemanche@techtarget.com

Meredith Courtemanche is an executive editor covering cloud and DevOps at TechTarget. She edits tips and other content, writes news stories and creates editorial guides. Meredith joined TechTarget in 2012, covering virtualization and data center technologies for diverse sites. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Boston University.

Phil Sweeney

Phil Sweeney Senior Site Editor psweeney@techtarget.com

Phil Sweeney is a senior site editor in TechTarget's Cloud DevOps group. He oversees e-publications on topics ranging from cloud computing to software quality to IT operations. He also works on TheServerSide.com team. A graduate of St. Bonaventure University, he previously worked as a reporter and editor at several New England newspapers.

David Carty

David Carty Site Editor dcarty@techtarget.com

David is the site editor for SearchSoftwareQuality. He previously worked as a sports writer and editor for The Sun Chronicle and Foxboro Reporter newspapers, content producer for OKBlitz.com in Oklahoma City and writer at The Boston Globe. He has also freelanced for ESPNBoston.com and The Denver Post. He is a graduate of Emerson College.

Margie Semilof

Ryan Black Assistant Site Editor rblack@techtarget.com

As the assistant site editor for SearchSoftwareQuality, Ryan edits and produces coverage on software testing, methodologies like DevOps and Agile, continuous software practices and more. He graduated in December 2017 from Rochester Institute of Technology and began at TechTarget shortly afterwards.

Darryl K. Taft

Darryl K. Taft News Writer dtaft@techtarget.com

Darryl K. Taft covers DevOps, software development tools and developer-related issues from his office in the Baltimore area. He has more than 25 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. He has worked at various technology publications including Government Computer News, Computer Systems News (CSN), CRN and eWEEK. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named "one of the most active middleware reporters in the world." He also has his own card in the "Who's Who in Enterprise Java" deck.

Margie Semilof

Margie Semilof Editorial Director msemilof@techtarget.com

As editorial director, Margie plans and oversees strategy and operations for TechTarget's Cloud DevOps media group. She works closely with the editorial team to keep the many sites focused on the information needs of IT professionals. She has spent many years as a reporter, editor and columnist at various technology media companies. She holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Boston University.

Nick Arena

Nick ArenaManaging Editor, E-Products

Nick Arena is managing editor of e-products for TechTarget's Central Editorial team, copy editing and producing e-zines, handbooks and buyer's handbooks for multiple media groups. Prior to joining TechTarget in 2015, Nick was a freelance features and events writer for Berkshires Week & Shires. He graduated with a B.A. in sociology and English/communications from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in 2014.

Lindsay Chase

Lindsay Chase Associate Director

Lindsay Chase works as the associate director of Central Editorial Production at TechTarget. She has been with TechTarget since graduating college in 2011. In her current role, Lindsay manages a team of production editors who copy edit and publish articles online for the editorial department. She also tackles troubleshooting the content management and help desk systems and coordinates trainings for new editorial hires.

Shammara Humphrey

Shammara Humphrey Senior Production Editor

Shammara Humphrey is a senior production editor for TechTarget's Central Editorial team. She copy edits and publishes news and non-news content for all media groups. After graduating from Vassar College, she began a career in magazine publishing at ESSENCE Magazine in New York City. Since then, she has written and edited for various publications and websites, including Pearson Education, George P. Johnson, Rue La La, WebMD, NBC Universal's Bravotv.com and The Poughkeepsie Journal.

Nicholas Rando

Nicholas Rando Senior Production Editor

Nicholas Rando is senior production editor for TechTarget's Central Editorial team. He works with all of TechTarget's media groups, copy editing and publishing news stories, as well as other content. Previously, he was the assistant site editor for SearchCloudComputing, writing and editing content for the site. He graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism. Prior to joining TechTarget, Rando gained editorial experience through internships as a sports reporter.

Moriah Sargent

Moriah Sargent Associate Director

Moriah is the associate director for Central Editorial Production. She previously was senior managing editor of e-products for the Central group, associate managing editor of e-products for TechTarget's Business Applications sites and a contributing reporter for the Security group. Moriah has also worked at the New England Newspaper & Press Association, where she wrote stories about developments in the newspaper industry and covered the organization's annual convention. She graduated from Northeastern University with a B.A. in journalism.

Anne Steciw

Anne Steciw Senior Multimedia Producer

Anne Steciw is the Senior Multimedia Producer on the Central Editorial team at TechTarget. She helps to manage content production for TechTarget sites. Prior to joining TechTarget, she worked for a social media software vendor, where she helped implement online communities and wrote documentation for clients and end users. Anne has also worked as a web producer and writing instructor.

Hayes Taylor

Hayes Taylor Production Editor

Hayes Taylor is a production editor on the Central Editorial team. He copyedits and oversees webpage production for a wide array of TechTarget sites. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a minor in history, from Hendrix College, as well as a Master of Arts degree in publishing from Emerson College.

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