MIKE BRENNAN is founder of Michigan News Network, and serves as CEO, as well as Editor & Publisher of MITECHNEWS.COM. Brennan has worked since 1980 as a technology writer at newspapers in New York, NY, San Jose, CA., Seattle, WA., Memphis, TN., Detroit, MI., and London, England. He co-founded and served as managing editor of Pacific Rim News Service (SEATTLE), which developed a network of more than 100 freelance journalists in 17 Asia-Pacific countries.
BRENNAN won more than a dozen awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and from the Society of Business Editor and Writers, including first place in the large newspaper category for the coverage he did for the Detroit Free Press of billionaire Kirk Kerkorian’s attempt to buy Chrysler.
BRENNAN also shared the International Golden Wheel Award with Free Press writers for coverage of Daimler’s takeover of Chrysler for the best auto coverage in the world during 1998.
In 2011, BRENNAN co-authored a cybercrime thriller, called Cyber Styletto, which predicted many of today’s cybersecurity headlines. The book is for sale at Amazon.Com’s Kindle service. The sequel, a graphic novel, is in development.
BRENNAN earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and was the 1992-93 Knight Fellow in Economic Journalism at the University of Michigan where he studied at the Ross School of Business. Email: brennan at mitechnews.com. Follow Mike on Twitter: @MITechNews