Sharon Florentine

Senior Writer, CIO.com

Sharon Florentine is a senior writer for CIO.com, covering IT careers, women in technology and diversity, as well as software, Agile, cloud tech, data center and security topics. For the last five years, Sharon worked as a freelance writer and project manager for technology vendors such as Microsoft, Fujitsu and Juniper Networks. She has also written for ChannelPro SMB magazine, CRN and TheLadders.com among others. Previously, Sharon worked as a staff writer for eWEEK and Channel Insider.

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10 top-ranked tech-focused MBA programs

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Top 10 applicant tracking systems

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10 cities with fast emerging tech hubs

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