Karen J. Bannan is a veteran business, health, lifestyle and technology journalist with a wide range of publishing experience. Her tech and business work has appeared in Forbes, BusinessWeek Online, Adweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, MyBusiness Magazine, Government Computer News, Workforce Management and CFO. Karen, who has a M.A. in Magazine Journalism from New York University, has also written for virtually every technology magazine out there including InformationWeek, where she was a contributing editor. Her technology credits also include five years on staff at Computer Retail Week, PC Magazine, eWeek, and Inter@ctiveWeek. Her current beats include big data, social media, storage, hardware, software, security, cloud technologies, smart and connected medicine, and mobile computing.