About Geri

I am an Internet research expert, experienced newspaper reporter and former research director.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Research Director

At the Research Director at Gartner Group, I advised major corporations and published 150 research notes on emerging technology. 

Newspaper Reporter

As a journalist and investigative reporter I wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle, the Los Angeles Times, and Forbes.

Author

I wrote the prize winning book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman who Shot at Gerald Ford, Jan. 2009, Palgrave Macmillan, NY.

Award-winning book

My book won three first place awards, including the Smart-Writ Best Non-fiction award at the 2010 Mensa Annual Conference.

Speaker

I have spoken nationally and in international settings in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. I taught Internet research skills to many different types of organizations.

Leader

I served as a Board member of the Consortium of Northern California writers associations; as president of the California Writers Club, and as Conference Director of the Jack London Writers Conference.

Education

I am graduate from the University of California at Los Angeles, with a degree in English.

Memberships/
Associations

Member, Society of Professional Journalists

Reviewer for the New York Journal of Books

Official Signature blogger for the Huffington Post

Member, the Internet Society

Member, National Book Critics Circle