Katie Linendoll is an Emmy Award-winning TV personality, writer, technology expert, global technology consultant and one of the leading women in the field of technology.
As one of the most in-demand technology experts worldwide, 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 other 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 . 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 on The Weather Channel and Sports Illustrated to name of few.
Linendoll is one of the first women in tech to make significant contributions to the industry, starting her career at age 12 when she began coding and earned her 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 focusing 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 moderator at major corporate events including HP, IBM, Dell, Lenovo, Deloitte, Intel, CadillacMercedes, Kronos, Teradata and GE, to name a few.
Linendoll’s tech podcast, “Katie Linendoll <Dot> Show,” shares first looks in technology and science with the most notable minds in business including the UK’s top mathematician, Marcus du Sautoy; Astronaut Scott Parazynski; Star Wars’ Ashley Eckstein and CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra. Her podcast has ranked several times in the top five of iTunes technology charts and has been featured three times by Apple.
In 2015, Linendoll was named Recipient of Silicon Valley Visionary Award, which celebrates Silicon Valley leaders in technology, education, venture capital, and entrepreneurship. Linendoll was also a Guinness World Record holder for the “Most High Fives in One Minute”.
Linendoll resides in New York City where she leads an active lifestyle as a runner, musician, and avid traveler. She also devotes a large percentage of her time to select philanthropic causes in healthcare and technology including her longstanding relationship with The Batcole Foundation.