BendTech provides coverage of local technology startup and entrepreneurial activity in Central Oregon. It is a project of the Tech Alliance of Central Oregon, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to connect technology professionals and create a vibrant startup community in the Northwest.
Tierney O’Dea is a writer and media consultant. She started her career at NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw and worked in various forms of media for national organizations including Scholastic, Yahoo, and NASA. She also served as an executive for two startups, Slooh.com and Medic Mobile, and as a mentor for entrepreneurs in Austin, TX. In her free time, she enjoys downhill skiing, hiking, photography, and astronomy.