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Joao-Pierre Ruth

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Freelance writer, photog, and editor

About Me

Journalist, editor, and photographer with more than nineteen years of experience writing news about technology, entertainment, media, and other industries while quickly growing an audience. I have covered the proliferation of artificial intelligence, the rise of self-driving cars, mixed reality, and smart devices. I have written about startups and major technology companies, from fintech to OLEDs.

Industries I Write About

Wireless

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Venture Capital

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Entertainment

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Information Technology & Services

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Internet

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My Writing Samples

Lyft, IBM, & Others Discuss the Convergence of AI and Marketing

What do artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other innovations have in store for the future of marketing? That was a key question addressed by a panel that included the chief marketing officers from Lyft, IBM Watson, and CVS Health.

http://www.xconomy.com/new-york/2016/10/04/lyft-ibm-others-discuss-the-convergence-of-ai-and-marketing/

Car Wars: Mary Barra Talks GM’s Future, Nvidia Takes the Wheel at CES

Make way for autonomous cars on the highways ahead. That was a common theme from the auto industry at the CES technology trade show this week in Las Vegas. In years prior, carmakers tried almost too hard at CES to make their vehicles seem more hip by talking up connectivity and putting apps in cars as the so-called “ultimate mobile device.”

http://www.xconomy.com/new-york/2016/01/08/car-wars-mary-barra-talks-gms-future-nvidia-takes-the-wheel-at-ces/

Taking a Peek Inside Facebook New York and Its Virtual Reality Future

Is there more to Facebook than status updates and likes? The short answer is yes, and not just because of acquisitions such as Oculus VR (though that does factor into its plans).

http://www.xconomy.com/new-york/2015/10/16/taking-a-peek-inside-facebook-new-york-and-its-ai-and-virtual-reality-future/#1

Tailored Care: The Future of Cancer Treatment

At a time when incidents of cancer seem to be on the rise, some solace and hope can be found in the technology and treatment efforts available from New Jersey hospitals. Institutions such as Cooper University Health Care, Hackensack Meridian Health, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, RWJBarnabas Health, Virtua Health System, and CentraState Healthcare System have been adopting new methods to tackle this constantly-changing disease. With a focused approach, these hospital systems aim to deliver efficient care that may offer patients better outcomes and improved quality of life.

https://njbmagazine.com/special_sections/combating-cancer/tailored-care-future-cancer-treatment/

Experience

Freelance Writer

Reported on hyperlocal marketing technology innovations and market trends, as well as interviewed conference guest speakers.

Company: Street Fight

I worked there from 8/2016 until now

Freelance Writer

Reported on business trends and the influence of politics on major New Jersey industries.

Company: New Jersey Business magazine

I worked there from 8/2016 until now

Senior Editor

Developed, wrote, and edited branded content to drive audience engagement for the agency’s technology clients, who rank among the Dow 30.

Company: SJR (A division of WPP)

I worked there from 10/2016 until 1/2017

New York Editor

Planned, scheduled, reported, and edited stories for the New York channel about the technology startup community. Increased website traffic in 2015 more than 35 percent, and for first quarter 2016 increased website traffic 60 percent.

Company: Xconomy

I worked there from 3/2013 until 10/2016

Freelance Editor

Edited fast-paced, high volume daily news on publicly traded consumer, technology, entertainment, and other companies.

Company: Investopedia

I worked there from 8/2016 until 11/2016

Staff Writer

Generated daily online and weekly print stories covering media, technology, telecommunications, marketing and retail throughout New Jersey. Developed industry contacts in designated editorial beats. Scheduled and conducted interviews. Photographed subjects for stories. Online news duties 2008-2011. Coordinated daily online news assignments with other reporters. Published online news and photographs throughout the day. Established news presence on Facebook and Twitter to attract new readers.

Company: NJBIZ

I worked there from 5/1997 until 1/2011

Correspondent

Reported on and wrote daily online news about New York’s technology startup community.

Company: Xconomy

I worked there from 6/2011 until 3/2013

Content I Write