Janet Rae-Dupree has been an award-winning editor and writer at national magazines and newspapers since the early 1980s, first as a general news reporter, and later as both a science/medicine writer and a business/technology editor. Since 1993, she has been covering Silicon Valley for a number of publications, including U.S. News & World Report, BusinessWeek, the San Jose Mercury News, the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, Business 2.0, PC World, CIO Insight, Acumen Journal of Life Sciences, Red Herring, and Contribute magazine. During the 2005-2006 academic year, she was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, where she studied biology and other science and engineering disciplines, as well as researching innovation and market transfer. She was a frequent guest on cable channel Tech TV’s “Silicon Spin” technology talk show prior to its cancellation in 2002, and appeared in the show’s pilot in 1997. In 1992, she was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team at the Los Angeles Times covering that year’s riots. A graduate of the University of Michigan and native of Southern California, Ms. Rae-Dupree was a University of Nevada Business Journalism Fellow in 1997, winning the Best Financial Analysis award at the program’s conclusion. In 1998, she was one of the first recipients of the prestigious Public Relations Society of America Best Technology Coverage award. She has shared in a National Headliners Award and won numerous regional prizes in both Northern and Southern California. She freelances from her home in Half Moon Bay, California, where she lives with her husband, Dave Dupree, and son, Matthew.