David Weldon is a freelance technology and business editor, writer and research analyst. He has worked in a full-time senior editorial capacity at several leading media companies. Among these are Information Management, eWeek, FierceMarkets, Computerworld and Wesley Information Services. He has written and edited content on a wide range of technology topics for these publications, and he has more than 25 years experience covering areas related to business and IT management, cybersecurity, networking, software development, and data management. He also has experience as a research analyst, working in that capacity for Aberdeen Group, and as a research adjunct for International Data Corp.
As a freelance and contract writer, David has contributed to over 100 publications and web sites, including as a contractor with VentureBeat, HealthLeaders Media, SAP Insights, BrightInsight, Convenience Store News and Simpler Media Group. On a freelance basis, he has written for CIO, CIO Insight, CSO, Database Trends & Applications, Datanami, Forbes Technology Council, InfoWorld, Information Security, TechTarget, TechBeacon and BenefitsPRO.
David writes white papers, eBooks, research reports, online courses, feature articles, news stories, scripts, executive profiles and columns for clients. His special areas of concentration as a freelancer are in data management and analytics, business and finance, management practices, workforce and workplace trends, benefits and compensation, education, retirement planning and healthcare.
David has been nominated for or won several leading journalism awards. His Careers section for Computerworld was honored several times for best feature section, feature article or graphic design. A six-part healthcare workforce series that David wrote for HealthLeaders in 2021 was nominated as best feature series for the 2022 Jesse H. Neal business journalism awards.
A graduate of Syracuse University, David is married, has two sons, and seven grand-children.