Rich HeinSenior Managing Editor, CIO

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Rich Hein is senior managing editor and writer for He has worked in technology publishing since 2000. Most recently, Rich was Digital Web/SEO Specialist for the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, serving as the liaison between the organization's marketing and IT departments. Previously, he was a Managing Editor at, where he ran several sites (including and during his 12-year tenure there.

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