Technology For Social Good – A Conversation With Katie Linendoll
- "Whether you're a scientist or a videographer, we all have a role in what we can do to make a difference." - Katie Linendoll
Katie Linendoll is the go-to expert for the latest innovations in technology. Best known as the TODAY show’s fun and savvy tech contributor, Katie travels the world to cover the latest gadgets and inventions before they come to market.
While still in college, Katie jumpstarted her media career as the co-host of ESPN’s SportZone. During her time there she contributed over 60 pieces for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine in addition to snatching an Emmy for her work as a producer at ESPN’s SportsCenter.
Katie went on to serve as tech expert in residence at HSN where she helped generate over $20 million in sales. Today, she can frequently be seen presenting hot new products on CNN and NBC. Her insights on the latest trends are often featured in Marie Claire, Forbes.com, CNN.com, PopSci.com, CBSNews.com, as well as many other global media outlets.
Recently, named a “Silicon Valley Visionary,” by the 18th Annual S.V. Forum, Katie joins an elite list of innovators which includes Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Tim Draper. As a media and on-line personality, she has inspired more young women to pursue careers in STEM fields.