Christopher Wink is the Editorial Director and cofounder of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. He oversees editorial content, event programming and leads development into new markets for the company. He has reported on local entrepreneurship communities since 2008. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog.
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