As executive editor at EnterpriseEfficiency.com, Curtis Franklin writes on a wide variety of subjects, conducts interviews with CIOs and prominent members of the IT industry, and is the regular host of E2 Radio. He is also co-host of This Week in Enterprise Tech, a weekly video show featuring the latest enterprise technology and trends from the IT industry.
Curt has been writing about technologies and products in computing and networking since the early 1980s. He has contributed to a number of technology-industry publications including InformationWeek, ChannelWeb, Network Computing, InfoWorld, PCWorld, DarkReading.com, and ITWorld.com on subjects ranging from mobile enterprise computing to enterprise security and wireless networking. He was online community manager for the Interop conference and a senior contributing analyst for the InfoWorld Test Center, where he focused on network infrastructure, wireless networking, and security.
Curt is the author of hundreds of articles, the co-author of three books, and has been a frequent speaker at computer and networking industry conferences across North America and Europe. His most first book, The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Podcasting, with co-author George Colombo, was published by Que Books. His most recent book, Cloud Computing: Technologies & Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, was released in April 2010. His next book, on Cloud Security, also with co-author Brian Chee, is scheduled for publication in October of 2014.
When he's not writing, he is a painter, photographer, cook, and multi-instrumentalist musician, and he is active in amateur radio (KG4GWA), scuba diving, and the Florida Master Naturalist program.