Potomac Tech Wire is an independent news organization that covers technology stories in the greater Washington D.C. region in an objective and independent manner.

"Potomac Tech Wire is one of the key sources for technology and deal news in the DC area."

-Business 2.0 Magazine


  Paul Sherman
Co-founder &
Tech Wire
  Paul Sherman is the editor and publisher of Potomac Tech Wire, which he co-founded in 1999. He also serves as the president of Tech Wire Media, which consists of five regional technology publications: Potomac Tech Wire, New England Tech Wire, Southeast Tech Wire, Tri-State Tech Wire and Bay Area Tech Wire. He has moderated over 40 seminars on various technology topics, ranging from venture capital to mobile technology to government technology procurement. He is the co-chair of the annual Digital Media Conference held each summer in Washington, D.C. Prior to founding Tech Wire, he worked for three years as the news assistant at The New York Times bureau in Mexico City, and wrote for the Economist Intelligence Unit, Latin Finance and Time magazine for two years. Paul received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School in 1999 and a B.A. in political science from Brown University in 1992.

Parul Nath
Director of Business Development, Tech Wire Publications

Parul Nath is the Director of Business Development for Potomac Tech Wire and the other Tech Wire publications. Parul handles classified advertising for clients, meeting and event planning and customer service for marketing and advertising related matters. Prior to joining Potomac Tech Wire, she worked with local Technology and News organizations in their marketing departments. She graduated from the George Washington University with a Bachelors in Business Administration in 2001with a focus on Marketing and Information Systems.

  Ray Bolger
Editor, New England, Tri-State, & Southeast Tech Wires

Ray Bolger is a 15-year veteran business journalist who has focused on new technology companies and the investors who back them. Prior to joining Tech Wire publications in 2000, Ray was a staff reporter and assistant managing editor for LocalBusiness.com, a national network of daily, online technology business news feeds. He was also a regular contributor to Digital South magazine, which covered venture capital in the Southeast U.S. Prior to that, Ray was a contributing writer to Warfield's magazine and The Daily Record newspaper, a decades-old daily business publication in Baltimore. As a copy writer, he has written special sections in Forbes magazine on regional economic development.

Rich Scherr
Editor, Potomac & Bay Area Tech Wires

Rich Scherr is a seasoned technology and financial journalist who has been with the Tech Wire publications since 2001. The Baltimore native previously spent nearly four years covering the Baltimore and Washington technology scene for LocalBusiness.com, and has been a regular contributor to the sports pages of both The Baltimore Sun and The Washington Post for several years. Also among his credits have been a stint editing morning news feeds for America Online and frequent contributions to the Associated Press.

  Sam Solovey

In 1999, Sam Solovey co-founded Potomac Tech Wire and is currently Director of Business Operations and Customer Relations for the entire family of Tech Wire publications. Sam manages customer acquisition, advertising sales and market expansion. He and Paul oversee the business directory portion of the business, and Sam manages the logistics, sponsors and speaker bookings for all Tech Wire seminars. Prior to starting Tech Wire, he worked as a Change Management Analyst for Accenture in New York City and Washington D.C. While at Andersen, he worked on projects for Merrill Lynch, AT&T and the U.S. Postal Service. Sam has also hosted an innovative radio talk show titled, The Untrained Psychologist and occasionally serves as a professional auctioneer for several charitable organizations in New York and Washington, DC. He graduated with a B.A. in political science from Colgate University in 1998.

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