Juan Perez

Miami, FL USA

Professional Experience

I’m an award-winning technology journalist with more than 20 years of experience who excels at covering breaking news, getting scoops and crafting insightful news features. I also have more than 15 years of experience as desk editor, assigning and editing stories, coaching reporters and helping plan coverage. I have covered enterprise software, cloud computing, consumer online services and Latin America IT and telecoms. I'm an expert on the business and product lines of Microsoft and Google, among others. Fully bilingual in Spanish-English, I report, write and edit in both languages, and do bi-directional translations. I have experience working with Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market. I am available for freelance writing and editing jobs in journalism, research/analysis, content development, marketing and public relations.


Content Editor (online)
17 Years
17 Years
22 Years


Business (general)
20 Years
7 Years
20 Years


Online/new media
20 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
20 Years
Wire Service
18 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

22 Years

Other Work History

Most recently, I was News Editor at IDG News Service, a global technology wire service that serves publications like PC World and Computerworld.

Foreign Language Skills

fully bilingual (Spanish-English)



The release of Delve, the first application to use Microsoft's Office Graph machine learning engine, will be remembered years from now as either the genesis of a revolutionary technology or as a fireworks-style launch that dazzled everyone only for a brief moment.
Say what you will about Satya Nadella's first six months as Microsoft CEO, but no one can deny the man jumped in with both feet from day one and has led the company with decisiveness. Some of his moves have been met with applause, and others with raspberries.
In a great IT industry irony, enterprise social networking (ESN) software, designed to boost interaction and collaboration, is often ignored by users and ends up forgotten like the proverbial ghost town with rolling tumbleweeds.
Enterprise social networking software, which offers social media capabilities adapted for workplace collaboration like employee profiles, activity streams, microblogging and document sharing, has evolved from a "nice to have" to a "should have" status in enterprises.
Microsoft has been screaming "cloud" in many partners' deaf ears for several years, but the company found a more receptive audience at this week's Worldwide Partner Conference. From CEO Satya Nadella on down, all Microsoft officials at the event told attendees that they need to switch their busines