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Jan Stafford

Jan Stafford Executive Editor

As executive editor, Jan Stafford plans and oversees strategy and operations for TechTarget's Application Development Media Group. She works closely with the editorial team to keep the group's sites focused on the information needs of software developers, testers, project and QA managers and others in the software development community. Jan has covered the computer industry for the last 20-plus years, writing about everything from personal computers to operating systems to server virtualization to application development. She has served in top editorial positions with several national trade publications, as a contributor to such publications as "PC Week Inside" and "Investor's Business Daily," and as a speaker at industry conferences. She came to from VARBusiness. At TechTarget Inc., Jan has launched and served as site editor for various sites and blogs, including,,,, Virtualization Pro, EnterpriseLinuxLog and others. She has also been the editorial director for the Data Center Media Group.

Scot Petersen

Scot Petersen Editorial Director

Scot Petersen is editorial director of TechTarget's Business Applications and Architecture Media Group, and was formerly editorial director for the CIO/IT Strategy group at TechTarget. Scot has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and is a past editor of eWeek magazine. He has a master's degree in English and an MBA from Northeastern University.

Brein N. Matturro

Brein N. Matturro Managing Editor

As group managing editor, Bree works with the Application Development team to make sure the sites are up to date with news, tips and expert advice while maintaining a high editorial standard. She also assembles all of the site e-newsletters. Before starting at TechTarget in October 2005, Bree worked at MIT. She graduated with a BA in English from the University of Maine, Orono in 2001. E-mail Bree with any comments or suggestions for the sites.

Maxine Giza Associate Site Editor

Maxine Giza is the associate site editor for She has several years experience managing and writing web content. Before joining TechTarget, Maxine worked as a freelance web producer for a Boston-area news station. Her writing has appeared in local magazines and trade publications. Maxine holds an MA in journalism from Emerson College and graduated cum laude from Endicott College with a BS in communications. She also attended the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University. Recently, Maxine completed The Fund for American Studies' Journalism Fellows program.

Caroline de Lacvivier

Caroline de Lacvivier Associate Site Editor

Caroline de Lacvivier is the associate site editor for BAA's Application Development sites. She graduated as an English major from Skidmore College and, before joining the TechTarget team, was a copywriter for a software communications company as well as a freelance writer for several hospitals and universities. Her areas of interest include social commerce and mobile development.