As one of the most in-demand technology experts worldwide, Katie Linendoll is recognized by a wide-range of audiences for her reporting and frequent appearances as an expert contributor for major media outlets including NBC’s “TODAY” show, “The Rachael Ray Show”, Hallmark’s “Home & Family”, and numerous shows on The Weather Channel, CBS Sports Radio, and more.
In addition to frequent live, in-studio media appearances, Linendoll runs her own production company which allows her to shoot, produce, and edit her own tech news stories in some of the most exotic and extreme locations—ranging from a remote community in the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan to NASA’s zero-gravity training lab 63-feet underwater off the coast of the Florida Keys. Linendoll’s cutting-edge technology stories have been featured as TV and digital segments and series on The Weather Channel, Popular Science, and Sports Illustrated to name a few.
Linendoll is one of the first women in tech to make significant contributions to the industry, starting her career at the age of 12 when she began coding and earning networking certifications before graduating from high school. Linendoll went on to receive a degree in Information Technology New Media from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Following graduation, she began working behind-the-scenes in production for ESPN where she won an Emmy Award for her work on “SportsCenter” and was later responsible for contributing more than 60 written and digital pieces as a sports tech expert. Following her work at ESPN, Linendoll was nominated for a second Emmy Award for her work as a co-host on A&E’s “We Mean Business,” a reality show designed to help revamp small businesses across the country.
During her career, Linendoll has hosted more than a dozen shows and series focused on technology and innovation, and has also been named a special correspondent at major tech conferences including Comic-Con, CES, E3, Toy Fair, and Maker Faire. She is frequently booked as an emcee and keynote speaker at major corporate events including IBM, Dell, Global Semiconductor Alliance, Lenovo, Deloitte, QuickBooks, Intel, Mercedes-Benz, SAS, Kronos, The Outdoor Association, Teradata, and GE to name a few.