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Bill Kutik is an HR technology columnist and host of The Bill Kutik Radio Show. Based in Westport, Conn., he is a leading independent analyst of the HR technology marketplace with specialties in HCM, recruiting, talent management and social networking.
For 21 years, he has been technology columnist for Human Resource Executive® (five years for HREOnlineTM), and has served as co-chairman of the magazine's annual HR Technology® Conference & Expostition since it began in 1998.
In 2008, he started The Bill Kutik Radio Show®, a bi-weekly online talk show with industry leaders.
HR World named him one of "The Top 25 HR Influencers of 2007." More recently, he was named a "Top 25 HR Digital Influencer 2009" and a "Top 100 Influencer."
For 20 years, he was consulting editor for Esther Dyson's leading computer industry newsletter, Release 1.0. Previously, he was the founding editor of the monthly magazine, Computers in HR Management; managing editor of Ziff-Davis' Computer Industry Daily; and a reporter for The New York Times and The New York Daily News.
He has also published articles in Newsweek, Washington Post, Institutional Investor, New York Magazine, Business Month, IHRIM Journal, Cruising World and Backpacker (where he was the founding editor).
He has a B.A. degree from Harvard University and is president of Kutik Communications, a strategy, marketing and editorial consulting firm.