We are looking for more contributing writers! If you like to blog or are interested in tech startups, entrepreneurship, or Louisiana business – give us a shout! Click on each contributor’s name below to see his or her author page.
WENDY OVERTON - Assistant Editor, Baton Rouge. Wendy works for the Baton Rouge Regional Innovation Organization and is the organizer for Startup Weekend Baton Rouge and Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week. She keeps our readers up to date on everything Silicon-BatonRouge. You can follow Wendy on twitter @woverton.
MEGAN HARGRODER - Contributing writer. Megan is the founder of Conversations, LLC, a social media marketing firm based in New Orleans. She writes a weekly “Conversations with Megan” column covering everything social media with a heavy emphasis on audience participation. You can follow Megan on twitter @heyitsmegan or follow Conversations at @heyconversations.
PAULINE WILLEFORD - Contributing writer. Pauline is a Tulane MBA graduate running a local management consulting firm, Venturable, LLC. “The Venturable Startup” is a weekly column written by Pauline covering everything start-up funding in the Silicon Bayou. You can follow Pauline on twitter @pwillefo or check out @venturable.
TAYLOR MOSS - Contributing writer. Taylor is a Lake Charles native who has been living in New Orleans since 2004. With a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering he’s out covering the beat on the biotech sector. Send your stories for him to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on twitter @thetaylormoss.
ANDREW LEGRAND – Contributing writer. Andrew Legrand is a managing member of Andrew Legrand Law, LLC, a virtual small business law firm based in New Orleans. Andrew is a Metairie native and writes bi-weekly posts on small business law.
JOSH RALEY - Contributing writer. While in college at Louisiana Tech Joshua first stumbled on high-tech entrepreneurship. Through his undergrad and masters he marketed the school’s R&D to companies, pitched business plans, and helped with the student entrepreneurship group. In 2009 he and a friend from college co-founded a food startup for sweet potato muffins which they continue growing today. Since 2010 Joshua has been living in and loving the city of New Orleans.
RYAN MURPHY – Contributing writer. Ryan was born in New Orleans, raised in Georgia, and is a recent graduate of Boston University School of Law. He has worked as a Contributing Editor at China Economic Review and at a small professional services firm in Boston’s start-up community. You can follow Ryan on Twitter @nouveausouth and read his personal blog Nouveau South.
BRADLEY WARSHAUER – Contributing writer. Bradley Warshauer is a writer and native New Orleanian. He’s just returned from New York after completing graduate school. He argues passionately that the wedding cake snowball is the best snowball.
MIKE ZOLNICK – Contributing writer. Mike is an avid writer and tech geek. Born in Delaware, he graduated from Tulane in 2009 with a degree in Psychology and has worked as a Contributing Writer for The Santa Fe Reporter. You can follow him on Twitter @MikeZolnick.
ALLISON GOOD - Contributing writer. Allison Good is a native New Orleanian, freelance writer and former staff reporter for The Times-Picayune. She blogs at http://awgood.wordpress.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @awg9988.
SEAN SIMONE - Contributing writer. Sean is the co-founder and chairman of the SeNSE entrepreneur group in Baton Rouge. SeNSE hosts monthly socials and Pitch Nights in downtown Baton Rouge with the purpose of connecting area entrepreneurs with resources. Sean is also a managing partner of BluReach, a web development and online marketing firm based out of Baton Rouge. Sean will be graduating from LSU with an Agribusiness degree in December 2011. You can follow him on twitter @visionandgrowth.
JOSH FRIEDMAN – Interactive / Development.