Len is responsible for all of the editorial content that appears in Speech Technology magazine, on www.SpeechTechMag.com, in the Speech Technology eWeekly newsletter, in its sister publication, CRM magazine, and on DestinationCRM.com, and SmartCustomerService.com . He assigns, edits, and proofreads all articles prior to layout and assists the managing editor with the production process.
Len got his start in journalism 30 years ago. Various reporting, photography, and editing roles at several weekly newspapers in New York preceded his switch to trade publishing. He has served as the managing editor at publications covering foodservice and recreational activities at U.S. military and government establishments and college campuses around the country. Immediately prior to joining the staff of Speech Technology in November 2006, he served as managing editor at Food Logistics magazine, covering the warehousing and transportation of food and related products in the retail supermarket and foodservice industry. He has worked on CRM magazine since 2010.
An award-winning writer and editor, Len is a graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., where he earned a bachelor's degree in communications, with a concentration in journalism.
Contact him at 1-212-251-0608, ext. 110, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chris is managing editor of CRM and Speech Technology magazines, as well as SmartCustomerService.com. He’s responsible for managing the production cycle of the two magazines as well editing the front- and back-of-the-magazine columns, the Real ROI section of CRM, and the Deployments section of Speech Technology. He's also editor of the Viewpoints section of destinationCRM.com.
Chris has had a 20-year career in publishing, working at magazines and newspapers covering business, technology, the movie industry, politics, food, and sports. He was most recently the managing editor of Parade magazine, the venerable Sunday supplement that reaches some 20 million readers each week.
Laura is responsible for the art direction, design, and layout of CRM magazine and Speech Technology magazine. Since joining parent company Information Today in 1992, Laura has also served as senior designer for ONLINE magazine. In addition, she is credited with redesigning many of the company's publications, including CRM magazine, Speech Technology magazine (which won an APEX Award for Best Redesign), Information Today, KM World, and The Library Resource Guide. Her book covers include The Underground Rail Road, Net Effects, and Assessing Competitive Intelligence Software. Laura's 26-plus years of design experience include 14 years at Atlantic City magazine. She also designed and produced publications for The Miss America Pageant, the LPGA, and the New Jersey Department of Tourism. Laura has received several design accolades for her work on CRM and Speech Technology magazines including 2008, 2007, and 2006 APEXs (Awards for Publication Excellence) from Communications Concepts; 2007 and 2006 Tabbie Awards from the Trade, Association and Business Publications International; the 2007 Award of Excellence from the ASBPE; and the 2004 American Graphic Design Award.