Geri Spieler
      Silicon Valley

       Freelance Writer

I have spoken nationally and in international settings in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. I taught Internet research skills to many different types of organizations. 

I served as a Board member of the Consortium of Northern California writers associations; as president of the California Writers Club, and as Conference Director of the Jack London Writers Conference. 

I am graduate from the University of California at Los Angeles, with a degree in English. 


  •  Reviewer for the New York Journal of Books
  •  Official Signature blogger for the Huffington Post
  •  Member, the Internet Society
  •  Member, National Book Critics Circle

I am an Internet research expert, experienced newspaper reporter and former research director.

  • Research Director at Gartner Group, I advised major corporations and published 150 research notes on emerging technology.  

  • As a journalist and investigative reporter I wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle, the Los Angeles Times, and Forbes.

  • I wrote the prize winning book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman who Shot at Gerald Ford, Jan. 2009, Palgrave Macmillan, NY

  • My book won three first place awards, including the Smart-Writ Best Non-fiction award at the 2010 Mensa Annual Conference.