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Leadership Bios

Brian Bergstein

Brian Bergstein
Deputy Editor

Brian Bergstein is deputy editor of Technology Review, with responsibility for stories in the print magazine and on the website. He has covered computing, telecommunications, and the Web since 2000, when he became the Silicon Valley correspondent for The Associated Press. He was a Knight Fellow in Science Journalism at MIT in 2004-2005, and from 2008 to 2010 he was the AP's technology editor, before joining Technology Review. He has a BS degree from Northwestern University.   

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James Coyle

James Coyle
Chief Operating Officer
Treasurer, MIT Enterprise Forum

James Coyle is the chief operating officer at Technology Review. Before joining TR, he was the senior financial manager and controller for RetroFit Technologies in Milford, MA, a computer services company with a client base made up of Massachusetts and Connecticut government agencies as well as commercial customers. Jim has also worked for other high-tech companies, including SeaChange International, a software and hardware developer selling into cable companies for video-on-demand products, and Praxis International, a software developer for larger systems. He has a bachelor of science degree in economics and finance from Southern New Hampshire University and an MBA with a concentration in accounting from Bentley University.

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Rick Crowley

Rick Crowley
Chief Financial Officer

Rick Crowley is chief financial officer of Technology Review. He has over 30 years of financial and management experience in the biotechnology, high technology, publishing, and manufacturing industries and has served as a contract chief financial officer or executive at numerous companies since 1995. Previously, he earned his CPA while at Price Waterhouse and served as chief financial officer of the Crosby Vandenburgh Group, a publishing company; senior vice president of Transnational Financial Services, a marketer of financial products to affinity groups; and COO of LittlePoint, a consumer products company. He is the former vice chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Education and a finance committee member of the New England Baptist Hospital. Crowley earned a BA in economics from Providence College and received training in accounting at Cornell Business School.

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Heather Holmes

Heather Holmes
Senior Vice President, Audience Development

Heather Holmes is the Senior VP of Audience Development at MIT's Technology Review, located in Cambridge, Mass. Prior to joining MIT, she was Director of Circulation and Fulfillment for JFL Media and has held circulation & fulfillment director positions at IDG ComputerWorld and IDG Newsletters. She spent 14+ years at The Christian Science Publishing Society as the Senior Fulfillment Manager managing 70+ domestic and international titles as well as Pulitzer Prize winning, The Christian Science Monitor daily newspaper. In 2011 she was recognized by Folio magazine as a "Folio Top 40" and in 2006, she received the national Fulfillment Manager of the Year award by the Fulfillment Management Association.

Follow Heather on Twitter: @holmesh

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Kathleen Kennedy

Kathleen Kennedy
Chief Strategy Officer
President, MIT Enterprise Forum

Kathleen Kennedy is the Chief Strategy Officer at Technology Review and the President of the MIT Enterprise Forum. In her 11 years at MIT, Kathleen has helped Technology Review to redefine the magazine brand and to achieve success in a rapidly changing market. She has established several new lines of business in the United States as well as in China, India, Singapore, and Spain. She leads events, marketing, sales and international licensing for Technology Review as well as the global team for the MIT Enterprise Forum.

Kathleen started her career in accounting at Deloitte and Touche, but she quickly found her true calling--media. She left the financial world to join a startup that specialized in marketing and media research for the film industry. Kathleen worked on a wide range of movies for major studios, including Warner Bros., Paramount, and 20th Century Fox. She became director of the southeast region, where she led her team to double-digit growth for five consecutive years.

She has received a number of industry awards, most recently the 2009 Folio: 40 which recognized the most innovative and influential people in magazines.

She studied political theory at the University of Virginia and business at James Madison University.

Follow Kathleen on Twitter: @kathleenkennedy

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Eric Mongeon

Eric Mongeon
Creative Director

Eric Mongeon is creative director of Technology Review. He is responsible for setting the design strategy, vision, and direction for all print, digital, and event projects. Eric served as art director of Technology Review from 2000 to 2003, and won more than 25 national and International design awards for his work on the magazine. Prior to rejoining Technology Review in 2012, he was Principal of Mongeon: Projects, a visual communications consultancy that worked with clients in education, technology, and culture. He has consulted on projects for Microsoft, Intel, Forrester Research, Society for Science and the Public, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Eric received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.

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Jason Pontin

Jason Pontin
Editor in Chief and Publisher, Technology Review
Chairman, MIT Enterprise Forum

As editor in chief, Jason Pontin is responsible for the editorial direction of the award-winning magazine Technology Review and TechnologyReview.com, published by MIT. Mr. Pontin also took on the role of publisher in September 2005, overseeing all aspects of the company's business, which includes: a rapidly expanding website; e-newsletters; international editions; and events such as TEDx and EmTech, the annual emerging technologies conference at MIT.

From 1996 to 2002, Pontin was the editor of Red Herring. He served as Editor in Chief of the Acumen Journal from 2002-2004, covering business, economic, and policy implications of discoveries in biotechnology and the life sciences. In 2006-2007, he wrote a regular column for The Sunday New York Times, "Slipstream," about new ideas in technology. He has written for national and international publications, including The Economist, The Financial Times, Wired, and The Believer. He is a frequent guest on television and radio, including ABC News, CNN, and NPR.

Follow Jason on Twitter: @jason_pontin

To write a letter: letters@technologyreview.com

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David Rotman

David Rotman
Editor

David Rotman is the editor of Technology Review. He supervises editorial for both the print magazine and the website. A science and business journalist, he has written extensively on chemistry, biotechnology, materials science, and environmental issues. He joined Technology Review in January 1998 as a senior editor covering nanotechnology. Before joining Technology Review, Rotman was managing senior editor at Chemical Week magazine in New York City, where he supervised coverage of technology, research, and environmental issues. He has a BS degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Follow David on Twitter: @davidrotman

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Brent Turner

Brent Turner
Chief Digital Officer / Vice President, Product Development

Brent Turner is the chief digital officer and vice president of product development for Technology Review. Prior to joining Technology Review, Brent was a producer for a top-20 dot-com, ran multimedia production for a startup product company, built and sold his own digital product company, and led the digital capability within three marketing and communications agencies. Since the mid-90s, Brent has delivered digital solutions for numerous global brands and organizations, including AOL, Bank of America, Dunkin Donuts, GlaxoSmithKline, Intuit, The Hearst Corporation, jetBlue, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, Novartis, Reebok, and Unilever. Brent earned a BSBA from Boston University's School of Management

Follow Brent on Twitter: @brentrt

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