Stephen Baker began covering technology for BusinessWeek as Paris-based European correspondent 1998. He came to New York in 2002 as acting senior editor for info tech, and is now a senior writer. Before technology, Baker was a bureau chief in Pittsburgh and Mexico City. Previously, he worked at newspapers in El Paso, Texas; Ludlow, Vermont, and Caracas, Venezuela.
Peter Burrows is BusinessWeek’s computer editor. He joined the magazine’s Dallas bureau in 1993, covering technology as well as the Oil Patch, before joining the Silicon Valley bureau in 1995. Since then, he’s covered companies including Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, and more recently the networking business, including Cisco. Before BW, he earned his masters from the Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, and worked at Electronic Business magazine.
Cliff Edwards, a technology correspondent based in BusinessWeek’s San Mateo (Calif.) bureau, writes on consumer electronics, semiconductors, pcs and gaming. He writes product reviews for BusinessWeek Online and BusinessWeek magazine. He joined the magazine in September 2000, and has covered Apple Computer, HP, Intel, Dell, Sony and Samsung. Previously, he was technology correspondent for The Associated Press’ San Jose bureau and before that, business editor and writer in the AP’s Chicago bureau. He is a graduate from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with bachelor of science and master of science degrees. Edwards grew up in Philadelphia and now lives in San Francisco.
Steve Hamm, a senior writer on BusinessWeek's tech staff, is the magazine's software editor and, as a reporter, covers, IBM, EMC, Computer Associates, and open-source software. He has worked for BusinessWeek since 1997, first covering Microsoft and Oracle from the Silicon Valley bureau, and later working at headquarters in New York City. Previously, he worked for PC Week, The San Jose Mercury News, the New Haven Register, and the Bristol Press. He grew up in a coal town outside Pittsburgh.
Rob Hof has worked for Business Week since 1988 as a correspondent covering a wide range of beats, including technology, state politics, retail, and environmental issues. As a senior correspondent since 1999, he has helped to lead coverage of the Internet's impact on business, including cover stories on Amazon.com, eBay, and e-business. In early 2002, he became manager of the Silicon Valley bureau. Since then, he has expanded his coverage to include the impact of technology and innovation on the overall economy. Before Business Week, Rob worked at Silicon Valley newspapers as a writer and editor. He is a graduate from San Jose State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.
Olga Kharif is a reporter with BusinessWeek Online, where she reports on semiconductors, wireless, the Web, and all sorts of weird tech that comes her way: She's been known to write about coffin furniture and flying cars. Kharif has been with BusinessWeek since 2000. She has a graduate degree in journalism from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and an undergraduate degree in accounting.
Stephen H. Wildstrom is writer and editor of BusinessWeek's personal technology column, "Technology & You," a position he assumed in April 1994. This weekly column is written for readers who need to know how technology affects their everyday lives, at work and at home. Ad Week Magazine's Marketing Technology named Mr. Wildstrom the U.S. technology industry's No. 1 media influencer in 2002.