Katie Linendoll is an Emmy Award winning TV personality, writer, tech expert and global tech consultant.
Linendoll, one of the most in-demand tech experts in the country, is best known for her role as tech contributor on The TODAY Show, but you will also find her contributing as tech expert on a variety of platforms, including Fox News, HLN and The Weather Channel.
Katie spends as much time hands-on in the field being as she does on her laptop conducting in-depth research. Whether she’s diving underwater with NASA astronauts, witnessing the ways in which mobile technology can help to rebuild the Philippines economy in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan or sharing a first look at the newest iPhones on The TODAY Show, she is always on the hunt for the latest tech stories.
She has contributed over 60 pieces ESPN on sports tech, worked as a contributor to CBS and CNN and written or various other outlets such as Shape Magazine, Oprah.com, E! and Popular Science. As the founder of Katie Linendoll Productions, her team produces content for many top clients and outlets such as Popular Science, Capital One and RetailMeNot.
Katie’s love of technology started when she was a very young. Linendoll received an IT degree in new media from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She then began working behind the scenes for ESPN. She is the proud recipient of an Emmy Award for her work on SportsCenter and was also nominated for a second Emmy for her work as a co-host on A&E’s We Mean Business, a reality show that helped revamp small businesses across the country. Katie is a lifelong fan of WWE wrestling and is a frequent guest of The Taz Show and Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast. She has produced serveral professional WWE pieces for Sports Illustrated, Men’s Journal and the WWE Network.
Her weekly podcast Katie Linendoll Show shares first looks in technology and science with the most notable minds in the industry. The podcast has climbed to as high as #4 in the iTunes technology charts and has been featured twice by Apple.
She also travels the world delivering keynote speeches on innovations in technology and acting as host and moderator for general sessions and a variety of expert panels. She seamlessly collaborates with executives, forward thinkers and celebrities alike – from top chefs to world class innovators- to help them share their unique perspectives and messages.
In her personal life, Katie may be found working out in the gym, running the trails or playing piano. Giving back is also an important part of her work and she serves on the board of the Batcole Foundation, which supports research and awareness of pediatric cancer. She resides in New York City.
Of special note: Katie was responsible for more the $20 million in sales as a former technology host for HSN. She was honored to have received the Silicon Valley Visionary Award, which is akin to the Academy Awards of Silicon Valley and have been featured on Focus magazine on their cover as 'The Beauty of Tech'.
About Katie's speaking:
Linendoll, who is a global technology consultant & writer, is one of the most in-demand tech experts in the country. Her quirky variety of expertise coupled with her high energy personality make her contributions to the corporate stage unforgettable. Katie's keynote presentations are focused on innovations in technology. She discusses and shares custom animation & media clips from her many adventures, like jetpacking across the Pacific Ocean and spearfishing 120 feet under the Bermuda triangle. Often, she’s using technology that’s not yet available on the market. Informative, entertaining, insightful and funny, Linendoll fills audiences in on how technology is changing the way we live, work and think. Audiences will not only learn and discover new breakthrough technologies they'll also get a glimpse behind the scenes of how a story in the media is crafted.
Whether she’s hosting a session on stage in front of thousands for IBM in Las Vegas, emceeing a panel with Cadillac executives at CES, opening for Lady Gaga, or even back speaking at her alma mater, The Rochester Institute of Technology, Katie Linendoll loves sharing her energy and expertise about innovations in technology with audiences across the nation.