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Cameron Wilmot

Cameron Wilmot

Managing Director and Editor
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

camwilmot at tweaktown dot com

Cameron founded TweakTown in 1999 after it originally started off as his personal homepage. TweakTown is a business, which he works on full-time with his team of dedicated staff and contributors.

As Managing Director of Tweak Town Pty Ltd, Cameron handles all the management and team leading based tasks, dealing with companies about review samples, occasionally writing new reviews and guides and in its broadest terms; maintaining the website in its entirety, so it stays as its best all year round from Taipei, Taiwan (as of November 2005).

You can find Cameron Wilmot on Google+ and Twitter

Shawn Baker

Shawn Baker

Senior Review Editor
Location: Taipei, Taiwan

shawnbaker at tweaktown dot com

Shawn takes care of all of our video card reviews. From 2009, Shawn is also taking care of our memory reviews, and from May 2011, Shawn also takes care of our CPU, chipset and motherboard reviews. As of December 2011, Shawn is based out of Taipei, Taiwan.

Shawn was known as Shane Baxtor on TweakTown prior to March 2013 as his pen name. He experienced some privacy issues in Australia, which led us to change his name.

You can find Shawn Baker on Google+ and Twitter

Chris Ramseyer

Chris Ramseyer

Senior Storage Editor
Location: Indiana, USA

chrisram at tweaktown dot com

Chris Ramseyer started his career as a LAN Party organizer in Midwest USA. After working with several computer companies he was asked to join the team at The Adrenaline Vault by fellow Midwest LAN Party legend Sean Aikins. After a series of shake ups at AVault, Chris eventually took over as Editor-in-Chief before leaving to start Real World Entertainment.

Look for Chris to bring his unique methods of testing Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives as well as RAID controller and NAS boxes to TweakTown as he looks to provide an accurate test bed to make your purchasing decisions easier.

You can find Chris Ramseyer on Google+ and Twitter

Anthony Garreffa

Anthony Garreffa

Mobile Devices Editor and News Reporter
Location: Adelaide, Australia

anthonygarreffa at tweaktown dot com

Anthony is a PC enthusiast - with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs.

Anthony is the Mobile Devices Editor and writes articles regarding multi-GPU, multi-monitor content and a bunch of other fringe tech such as VR headsets like Oculus VR's Rift headset, and more. He loves high refresh rate monitors and high resolutions and can't wait to get some 4K panels in his lab.

You can find Anthony Garreffa on Google+ and Twitter

Chad Sebring

Chad Sebring

Cooling, Cases and Peripherals Editor
Location: Ohio, USA

chadsebring at tweaktown dot com

Jumping into computers for just the aspect of gaming is how it all started for me. After a solid year of gaming caught the overclocking bug. With overclocking comes the need for better cooling, and I have had both air and water setups to tinker with. With a few years of abusing computer parts, I looked for something new.

I then decided to take my chances and try to get a review job with a online site. This lead to me starting my reviewing career under the tutelage of Chris Ramseyer at RWlabs. As an avid overclocker, I am always looking for the next leg up in cooling and casing as well as peripherals technology. Hopefully my drive to find the best of the best in cooling and cases technology will benefit the readers of TweakTown.

You can find Chad Sebring on Google+ and Twitter

Paul Alcorn

Paul Alcorn

Enterprise Storage Editor
Location: Kansas, USA

paulalcorn at tweaktown dot com

The quest for benchmark world records led Paul further and further down the overclocking rabbit hole. SSDs and RAID controllers were a big part of that equation, allowing him to push performance to the bleeding edge. Finding the fastest and most extreme storage solutions led to experience with a myriad of high-end enterprise devices.

Soon testing SSDs and Enterprise RAID controllers at the limits of their performance became Paul's real passion, one that is carried out through writing articles and reviews.

You can find Paul Alcorn on Google+

Zac O'Vadka

Zac O'Vadka

Power Supply Editor
Location: Indiana, USA

zacovadka at tweaktown dot com

Zac provides profession IT support by day, but plays the role of enthusiast by night. He's been building high-end custom computer for the nearly fifteen years and writing PC hardware reviews for the better part of a decade. Aside from computers, he also dabbles in quite a bit of home A/V equipment.

Throughout the years, Zac has picked up an extensive knowledge of power circuitry and leverages this to provide the PSU reviews. When not found testing or writing, you can often find him speeding through the winding countryside on his motorcycle.

You can find Zac O'Vadka on Google+ and Twitter

Trace Hagan

Trace Hagan

Systems Editor
Location: Sacramento, CA USA

tracehagan at tweaktown dot com

Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation.

When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

You can find Trace Hagan on Google+ and Twitter

Charles Gantt

Charles Gantt

East Coast News Reporter and Maker / DIY Expe
Location: Aiken, South Carolina, USA

charlesgantt at tweaktown dot com

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now serves as our East Coast News Editor and writes content on Maker and DIY projects. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement.

In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

You can find Charles Gantt on Google+ and Twitter

Tyler Bernath

Tyler Bernath

Consumer Storage Editor
Location: Ohio, USA

TylerB at tweaktown dot com

Growing up in a small farm town in northern Ohio, technology was never around unless it was in a tractor. At the early age of nine years old may parents brought home our very first PC and I was instantly hooked and quickly learned what it meant to format a hard drive - spending many nights reinstalling Windows 95 as my parents slept. As I grew up many things changed around me, but my love and enthusiast nature always kept my PC at my side.

Eager to get deeper into technology I started reviewing products on my own and eventually met Chris Ramseyer which under his wing I grew and took over at RWLabs.com. When I'm not testing or tearing apart the latest in technology, you will find me working with my brother-in-law turning up dirt on his 35 acre farm.

You can find Tyler Bernath on Google+ and Twitter

Jon Coulter

Jon Coulter

Storage Editor
Location: USA

joncoulter at tweaktown dot com

Jon Coulter became a computer enthusiast about the time Windows XP launched. Originally Jon was into water cooling and competitively benching ATI video cards with modified drivers. Jon has been building computer systems for himself and others by request for 10 years or so. Jon became a storage enthusiast the day he first booted his system with an Intel X25-M G1 80GB SSD. Previously Jon worked as an SSD reviewer for PureOC and RWLabs. More recently Jon has been an apprentice of TweakTown's very own SSD Guru Chris Ramseyer. Look for Jon to compliment Chris's storage reviews and bring consumer motherboard based RAID 0 reviews to in to the spotlight here at TweakTown.

You can find Jon Coulter on Google+ and Twitter

William Harmon

William Harmon

Enterprise Product Editor
Location: CA, USA

williamharmon at tweaktown dot com

William Harmon started working with computers back in 2005 and began overclocking all kinds of different setups. My focus back then and even now is extreme cooling using Single Stage Phase units, Cascades and Liquid Nitrogen. During this time I was also in several competitions that GIGABYTE had sponsored, GOOC 2009 and 2010.

Using technics in overclocking and cooling that I have learned over the years I started building high speed workstations and servers for clients who needed higher performing systems. Many of these systems are used in high frequency trader companies and work stations used in all kinds of professions. At TweakTown, I provide and develop accurate test and benchmark methods for servers and other equipment to help make purchasing decisions easier.

You can find William Harmon on Google+ and Twitter

Michael Hatamoto

Michael Hatamoto

West Coast News Editor
Location: Bay Area, CA USA

michaelhatamoto at tweaktown dot com

An experienced tech journalist and marketing specialist, Michael joins TweakTown looking to cover everything from consumer electronics to enterprise cloud technology. A former Staff Writer at DailyTech, Michael is now the West Coast News Editor and will contribute news stories on a daily basis. In addition to contributing here, Michael also runs his own tech blog, AlamedaTech.com, while he looks to remain busy in the tech world.

In his free time, Michael likes to tinker with electronics, running or riding his bike, and watching bad zombie movies on Netflix.

You can find Michael Hatamoto on Google+ and Twitter

Shane McGlaun

Shane McGlaun

News Reporter
Location: Texas, USA

shanemcglaun at tweaktown dot com

Shane is a long time technology writer that also covers lots of entertainment, cars, science and other topics that are suitable geeky. Shane has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics.

He wrote for TweakTown in the past covering tech news and laptop computers among other things. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

You can find Shane McGlaun on Google+ and Twitter

Roshan Ashraf Shaikh

Roshan Ashraf Shaikh

News Reporter
Location: Mumbai, India

After being a long time PC enthusiast and a former contributor for many Indian based PC and Tech forums, Roshan now joins TweakTown covering tech news and also any developments from India.

Like many enthusiasts, with years of being involved in many Indian tech forums and running his own tech site, he's commonly referred by his forum nickname 'The Sorcerer' by many old and new fellow PC enthusiasts, followed by few companies from time to time. He's also the winner of the TweakTown’s Computex 2012 Taipei trip. If any free time is left, Roshan prefers to play FPS games.

You can find Roshan Ashraf Shaikh on Google+ and Twitter

Jason Cartwright

Jason Cartwright

Freelance Technology Editor
Location: Wodonga, Victoria, Australia

Jason is the creator of techAU.com.au, the technology website that covers the best technology news, with a strong focus on Australia and delivers plenty of original reviews and event coverage. Run out of Albury Wodonga, Australia, techAU regularly attracts around 30,000 unique visitors per month.

Jason also works as a Blended Learning Developer for Learning Innovation at Wodonga TAFE. In this role, he works with teachers, improving their technology skills, so they can improve classes for students. His background involves multimedia development - web design and development with strong focus on UX, image editing, video filming, editing, still photography, 3D animation, character animation, project management to name a few.

You can find Jason Cartwright on Google+ and Twitter

Ben Gourlay

Ben Gourlay

Movie Review Editor
Location: Hobart, Australia

ben at tweaktown dot com

Ben is based in Hobart, Australia, and heads up the Home Theatre and Movies section. Ben has been reviewing DVD and Blu-ray media for over a decade and joined TweakTown in 2007 from his previous role at DVDBits.com.

In 2011, TweakTown branched out into reviewing new release theatrical films for the first time. When not in the Home Theatre, Ben can be found eloquently discussing politics over a glass of port at Hobart's historic Salamanca.

You can find Ben Gourlay on Google+ and Twitter

Simon Hutchinson

Simon Hutchinson

Senior Gaming Editor
Location: Sydney, Australia

simon at tweaktown dot com

Simon joined the 3DAvenue staff in 2003 as the senior console writer, and quickly worked his way into more managerial roles on top of his writing responsibilities, such as managing most PR contacts and organising new content for the website. Although Simon is more acquainted with the console market, like Nathan he also likes the odd cross over and will occasionally check out the latest PC gaming has to offer. Simon, a senior gaming editor, will continue his responsibilities from the former 3DAvenue via regular reviews and articles, as well as PR and content management.

You can find Simon Hutchinson on Google+ and Twitter

Kalen Kimm

Kalen Kimm

Enterprise Contributing Editor
Location: Silicon Valley, California

kkimm at tweaktown dot com

Kalen has been working in the computer industry for the past 20 years in a variety of roles ranging from his early days as a hands on tech, to starting an internet cafe in the 90’s. For the past decade, he has been focused on the data storage market, helping large data centers more efficiently achieve greater scale.

Having worked with the largest enterprises, vendors, and resellers in the world, Kalen contributes a unique perspective on all things related to large datacenters and distributed enterprises – hardware, software, and the human factor. His stories reflect his split personality of part businessman, part technologist. Away from the computer, you will find him in the kitchen or at the grill, cooking up something delicious for his family and friends. His dream come true will be when 3D printers can really be trusted as a kitchen appliance.

You can find Kalen Kimm on Google+ and Twitter

Nilesh Paladiya

Nilesh Paladiya

Website Developer and Database Manager
Location: India

webmaster at tweaktown dot com

Nilesh Paladiya and his team at Narola Infotech are employed full-time by TweakTown to assist with maintaining our website, website development, database management, helping us build new custom-made projects and more.

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