Profile of Rob PrestonVP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 338
Rob Preston currently serves as VP and editor in chief of InformationWeek, where he oversees the editorial content and direction of its various website, digital magazine, Webcast, live and virtual event, and other products. Rob has 25 years of experience in high-tech publishing and media, during which time he has been a senior-level editor at CommunicationsWeek, CommunicationsWeek International, InternetWeek, and Network Computing. Rob has a B.A. in journalism from St. Bonaventure University and an M.A. in economics from Binghamton University.
Articles by Rob Preston
posted in October 2006
Ever consider specializing in the law? Almost every major and minor tech decision of our time has a phalanx of lawyers behind it. The profession could use a few good men and women with the tech chops to make a difference.
Politicians and other public figures are more than happy to spend your tax dollars on tech projects and programs that ostensibly serve the general good. But beware whose good they're really serving.
At their tamest, backdating, 'pretexting,' and other ethical violations are a huge distraction. At their worst, they're a sign of deeper trouble.
Brussels is getting hip to the American way: Slow down the richest, most successful companies with legal and regulatory force