August 10, 8:30am - 10:00am PDT. Hosted at The Collective
part of a series on Community
About the speaker
John Cook is the co-founder of GeekWire, a national technology news site and community.
He started GeekWire in 2011 with veteran journalist Todd Bishop, building on more than two decades of combined experience covering the Pacific Northwest technology community.
As co-founder and publisher, John oversees business, event and community operations, bringing the GeekWire community together in creative, informative and fun ways.
A sought-after voice on startups, venture capital and the changing economics of the tech industry, John started covering the technology beat in the Seattle area in the 1990s as a tech reporter for The Eastside Journal before moving to The Seattle Post-Intelligencer and The Puget Sound Business Journal.
A native of Wooster, Ohio, he started his journalism career in high school, with a part-time job compiling obituary and election information for The Akron Beacon Journal, where his mom was a correspondent. He graduated from Gettysburg College with a degree in history, earning Phi Beta Kappa recognition and Academic All-American honors in soccer.
John’s interests include hiking, bicycling, microbreweries and watching English Premier League and Seattle Sounders FC soccer. He lives in Seattle with his wife Holly and son James. You can follow John on Twitter — @johnhcook — or catch him at one of GeekWire’s upcoming events.
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