Evan Schuman is a weekly columnist for Computerworld, focusing on retail, security, mobile, payment and privacy issues. (http://www.thecontentfirm.com/weekly-column-on-computerworld)
Was the founding editor of StorefrontBacktalk.com (http://archives.thecontentfirm.com/), a site and newsletter that tracked global retail technology and E-Commerce issues. He sold StorefrontBacktalk to a B2B publisher in December 2012. Also served as the Retail Columnist for CBSNews.com, writing the Retail Realities column (http://www.thecontentfirm.com/retail-realities-column-on-cbsnews), as well as having written a retail technology column for RetailWeek (the UK’s largest retail publication): http://www.thecontentfirm.com/retailing-column-on-retailweek.
Earlier, he served as the Retail Technology Editor/Columnist for eWEEK, PCMagazine, Baseline, Channel Insider and CIO Insight (at Ziff Davis) and before that, he spent 11 years at CMP Media, serving in a variety of editorial roles including the News Editor for InformationWeek and Techweb, the Editor of Techwire and the Internet Business Report and Editor-at-Large for CommunicationsWeek. His last two years were served as Editorial Director of a special projects division.
Before that (yes, he’s a bit old in the tooth, as it were), he worked for a wide range of daily newspapers, wire services and radio networks, reporting for such outfits as The New York Times, USA Today, Baltimore Sun, Philadelphia Inquirer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Reuters, Associated Press, CNN Radio, CBS Radio News, ABC Radio News, NBC Radio News, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and the Canadian Broadcasting Co.
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