John Cook, is the founder of Seattle’s seminal tech startup/publication Geekwire.  A former journalist from an entrepreneurial family, John and his co-founder, Todd Bishop started GeekWire to bring stories of the amazing start-ups in Seattle, Washington to the world. Committed to its mission of highlighting diversity and to tell stories that haven’t been yet told, GeekWire is the go-to place for information about the Seattle tech scene and beyond. You can find new stories and reporting daily at and be sure the check out the Geekwire Summit October 7-9th to be held in downtown Seattle. More info and tickets can be found here: