Emmy Award-Winning TV Personality, Writer, Technology Expert, Global Technology Consultant
Having grown up in the digital age, Katie Linendoll loves having a career that keeps her at the forefront of science and technology. She’s best known for her role as a tech contributor on the TODAY Show, but every week you can find her contributing to other outlets as she explores the latest tech stories across the world.
In 2015, she was honored to be named a visionary in Silicon Valley during the 18th Annual SVForum Visionary Awards. In years past, that distinction has gone to Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Tim Draper. Needless to say, she’s blown away to have her name included in such a list of thought leaders!
She spends as much hands-on time in the field as she does on her laptop conducting research. Whether she’s diving underwater with NASA astronauts, witnessing the ways that mobile technology is rebuilding 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 been fascinated with technology since she was little and have a degree in Information Technology New Media from the Rochester Institute of Technology. After graduating, she went on to work behind the scenes for ESPN, where she was proud to win an Emmy Award for her work on SportsCenter. She was honored to be nominated for another Emmy for her work as co-host (aka the tech host) on A&E’s We Mean Business, a program that helped revamp small businesses across America. She also hosted a pop, gaming and tech show for Spike TV.
In her career, she has contributed over 60 pieces to ESPN on sports tech, worked as a contributor to CBS and CNN and written for various outlets and different types of media, including Shape Magazine, Oprah.com and E!
She runs her own business, Katie Linendoll Productions, where she produces content for a number of top clients and outlets, such as Popular Science, Brookstone and RetailMeNot.
She travels the world delivering keynote speeches and dynamic presentations on innovations in technology; hosting and moderating various panels and presentations; and working with experts and celebrities—from top chefs to world-class innovators—to share their messages, and her own.
Watching WWE wrestling has been one of her favorite pastimes since she was little. She’s a frequent co-host of the Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast (often ranked in the top 10 in sports on iTunes!) and has produced several professional WWE pieces for Sports Illustrated and Men’s Journal, and you can also find her on the WWE Network.
She recently launched one of the top tech podcasts, Katie Show, where every week she shares first looks in technology and science and interview the most notable minds in the industry.
A fitness obsessive, in her spare time, you can find her working out at the gym, on the trails, on a bike and up on any mountain. She also plays piano and loves volunteering, and she serves on the board of the Batcole Foundation, which supports research on pediatric cancer.