Mark Veverka is a financial journalist with nearly 30 years of media experience, He was West Coast editor of Barron’s, The Dow Jones Business and Financial Weekly, for 13 years. Mr. Veverka wrote the magazine’s "Plugged In" technology column, features, and cover stories about industries, companies, and trends. He also appeared regularly on CNBC. His "Tech Check" segment ran most Mondays during the network’s popular Power Lunch show. Before joining the Dow Jones financial magazine in June 1999, he was a financial markets columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle, a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal, an associate editor at Crain’s Chicago Business, and a business reporter for The Orange County Register in Southern California. He was also an Arthur F. Burns Fellow, reporting from Europe on German unification and international business.