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Michael Hickins
Works at Oracle
Attended Columbia College (NY), Columbia University School of the Arts, Newtown High School, JHS 73, P.S. 12
Lives in Yorktown Heights
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Why can't all hotel signins be this easy?
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Great piece by Rob Preston
A trio of German automakers will reportedly acquire Nokia Here car navigation. The deal illustrates that smart companies in every industry will look for ways to distinguish themselves by embedding technology enhancements into their products.
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You can do better than anticipating what next year will bring—you can think about what the world might look like 10 years out, and make sure your business is pointing in that direction.
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Occupation
Writer
Employment
  • Oracle
    Director of Strategic Communications, 2014 - present
  • The Wall Street Journal (Digital)
    Senior Editor, 2009 - 2015
  • Ziff Davis Enterprise,
    Executive Editor, 2007 - 2008
  • Jupitermedia Corp
    Senior editor, 2006 - 2007
  • Thomson (pre Reuters)
    Associate Editor, 2004 - 2006
  • Reuters Group Plc
    Editor, 2003 - 2004
  • MultexInvestor
    Managing editor, 2001 - 2003
  • Fairchild Publications Inc.
    Associate editor, 1999 - 2001
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Currently
Yorktown Heights
Previously
New York - New York - Paris - La Rochelle - West Hartford, Connecticut - Brooklyn - Harrison, NY - New York, NY - Yorktown Heights
Story
Tagline
Still curious, after all these years.
Introduction
I'm a director of strategic communications at Oracle, former editor of WSJ.com's CIO Journal and write about how businesses use technology. I'm also the author of The Actual Adventures of Michael Missing (1991, Alfred A. Knopf, reprinted 2000); Blomqvist, (iUniverse 2005), and other writing.
Bragging rights
Manged to combine fiction writing, business writing, and helping rear two children.
Education
  • Columbia College (NY), Columbia University School of the Arts, Newtown High School, JHS 73, P.S. 12
    English & Comp Lit, 1979 - 1983
  • Columbia University
    MFA Fiction, 1983 - 1986
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