Wayne Rash is president of Wayne Rash & Associates.
He has been a freelance writer and editor with a 35 year history covering technology. He’s a frequent speaker on business, technology issues and enterprise computing. He currently writes for eWEEK and Techweb. Rash is a frequent guest on a variety of network news and talk shows, and has appeared recently on NPR, Fox Business News and NBC as a technology expert. He is the author of five books, including his most recent, “Politics on the Nets” which was featured on National Public Radio in October. He works as an editorial consultant and content provider for a number of technology companies, including Microsoft, Cisco, MarkMonitor and others.
Previously, he was Executive Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of the weekly technology news magazine eWEEK, eWEEK.com and Ziff Davis Events. He created and ran the eWEEK Knowledge Center, wrote the “Rash’s Judgment” blog and wrote news and opinion pieces. Previously, Rash was a Senior Contributing Editor and a Senior Analyst in the InfoWorld Test Center. He was also a reviewer for Federal Computer Week and Information Security Magazine. He ran the reviews and events departments as Editor / Events at CMP's InternetWeek. He's a retired naval officer, a former principal at American Management Systems, a long-time columnist for Byte Magazine and a former News Director for a number of radio and television stations in Virginia, including NBC affiliate WVIR-TV in Charlottesville. While there he reported periodically for NBC. He is a regular contributor to Plane & Pilot Magazine and The Washington Post.
Wayne Rash was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Commentary for his opinion column, "Rash's Judgment," in which he discussed Internet resources for breast cancer patients.
He was also awarded CMP Media's award for "Best Ongoing Opinion Column" in three consecutive years.