has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best information about unified communications information on the Web. Our staff keeps in constant contact with users and top technical experts to bring you a stream of fresh, original content and technical advice. Here's a look at who's behind the site:

Tessa Parmenter

Tessa Parmenter Site Editor

Tessa Parmenter is the site editor of and In each role, she keeps up with collaboration and wide area networking (WAN) trends, assigns and edits technical content, manages expert panelists, coordinates with the news team, interacts with industry experts, and covers most production duties on the websites. In addition, Tessa blogs on Unified Communications Nation, trains new TechTarget employees and leads the Networking Media Group in production initiatives. Before joining TechTarget in 2006, Tessa worked as a freelance editor and as a copy editor for the C&I division at Hewlett-Packard. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Maine at Farmington and welcomes your feedback, as well as your comments on UC and WAN issues as they concern our readers.

Katherine Finnell

Katherine Finnell Assistant Editor

Katherine Finnell is an assistant site editor for She writes and edits content, manages the Ask the Expert section, and is responsible for social networking initiatives. Before joining TechTarget in September 2013, she worked as a freelance correspondent for the Globe South section of The Boston Globe. She holds a bachelor's degree in mediated communication from Stonehill College and a master's degree in print and multimedia journalism from Emerson College.

Gina Narcisi

Gina Narcisi News Writer

Gina is the News Writer for TechTarget Networking Media. She writes for, and Before joining TechTarget in 2011, she covered healthcare technology, radiology and cardiology news for Trimed Media Group. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in communication studies.

Kate Gerwig

Kate Gerwig Editorial Director

As editorial director of TechTarget's Networking Media Group, Kate works closely with the editorial staff to develop relevant content for cloud service provider and enterprise audiences, including network technologies and trends, wireless networks, cloud computing services and data center architecture. Before joining TechTarget in 2007, Kate covered telecommunications and the Internet for more than 15 years for a variety of magazines, websites and wire services. She was also executive editor of magazine, principal analyst of enterprise network services at Current Analysis, Inc., and a senior editor at CMP custom publishing, where she worked with a wide variety of technology clients targeting enterprise customers.

Shamus McGillicuddy

Shamus McGillicuddy Director of News and Features

As the director of news and features for TechTarget's Networking Media Group, Shamus manages news coverage for,,,, and He manages the news team and focuses his own writing and reporting particularly on issues that affect enterprise network managers and engineers. Previously he served as news writer for and Before joining TechTarget in 2006, Shamus was an award-winning reporter for The Patriot Ledger, a daily newspaper in Massachusetts. He holds a masters degree in journalism from Boston University.

Kara Gattine

Kara Gattine Executive Managing Editor

In her role as executive managing editor, Kara coordinates and oversees the creation, editing and production of content from the site team and contributing writers, leveraging that into comprehensive site features for the websites in the Networking Media Group:,,, and She works closely with the editors to keep the sites focused on the information needs of networking professionals and decision-makers. With 10 years of experience in computer technology and over 11 years of experience covering the networking and mobile markets with TechTarget, Kara understands the critical issues that enterprise networking pros face and delivers quality content that will help them address their greatest challenges.