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About MakeUseOf

We teach technology.

Founded in 2007, MakeUseOf is a technology website, focused on bridging the connection between users, computers, devices and the Internet through education. Our mission is to help users deconstruct the world of technology and gadgets.

Meet the team

Running MakeUseOf is a team effort. So here’s everyone who help make this site tick.

Aibek Esengulov


Jackson Chung

Chief Executive Officer

Tina Sieber

Chief Operating Officer, Windows, and Productivity Editor

James Bruce

Chief Technology Officer and Hardware Reviews Editor

Joel Lee

Editor in Chief and Micropost Editor

Christian Cawley

Security and Linux Editor

Ryan Dube

Programming Editor & Senior Writer

Saikat Basu

Internet Editor

Tim Brookes

iOS and Mac Editor

Dave Parrack

Entertainment Editor

Skye Hudson

Android Section Editor

Dan Price

Social Editor

Kannon Yamada

Buying Guides Editor

Dann Albright

Creative Editor

Ben Stegner

Gaming Editor

Briallyn Smith

Smart Home Editor

Gavin Phillips

Technology Explained Editor

Joe Coburn

DIY Editor

Azamat Esenaliev

Creative Director

Dave LeClair

Alternative Monetization Manager

Rob Nightingale

Newsletter Editor

Mihir Patkar

Senior Writer

Bertel King, Jr.

Senior Writer

Brad Jones

Senior Writer

Joe Keeley

Senior Writer

Nancy Messieh

Senior Writer

Philip Bates

Senior Writer

James Frew

Senior Writer

Kayla Matthews

Senior Writer

Andy Betts

Senior Writer

Sandy Stachowiak

Senior Writer

Bryan Wolfe

Senior Writer

Christian Bonilla

Senior Writer

Michael McConnell

Senior Writer

Ian Buckley

Senior Writer

Khamosh Pathak

Junior Writer

Austin Luong

Junior Writer

Megan Ellis

Junior Writer

Christine Chan

Junior Writer

Abhishek Kurve

Junior Writer

Aaron Peters

Junior Writer

Moe Long

Junior Writer

Rohan Naravane

Junior Writer

Anya Zhukova

Junior Writer

Brent Dirks

Junior Writer

Jay Sridhar

Junior Writer

Lori Kaufman

Junior Writer

Yusuf Limalia

Junior Writer