Bill Siwicki is one of the world's leading mobile commerce journalists, having covered m-commerce for a decade. He is editor, mobile, at Vertical Web Media, directing mobile strategy and coverage at the company. He oversees and crafts mobile content for a variety of publications, including the monthly Internet Retailer magazine, the weekly IRNewsLink Mobile newsletter (Friday), and the annual Internet Retailer Mobile 500 research guide (published every August). And he plays a large role in developing the mobile content for the annual Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (June) and the annual Internet Retailer Focus Digital Design conference (March). Additionally, Bill is a mobile retail judge for the Global Mobile Awards at the annual Mobile World Congress, the largest mobile event in the world. Bill can be followed on Twitter at @IRmcommerce.
Before joining Vertical Web Media in December 2005, Bill was editorial director of the health care group at Thomson Media (formerly Faulkner & Gray), where he launched Mobile Health Data, a publication on the use of mobile technology in health care. Before that he served in various editorial positions at Hunter Publishing and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science and history from Loyola University Chicago.