MITECHNEWS.COM is the largest and most influential Michigan digital resource for entrepreneurial, technology and cannabis business news, insight and community throughout Michigan. Stories chronicle the people and businesses driving these businesses. Content is currently available in text, audio and video, delivered at the website (www.mitechnews.com), through a Monday eNewsletter, through RSS feeds to partner websites, and on Monday at 2 pm Eastern time in a live Internet TV show called M2 TechCast (now MITech TV), part of the PodcastDetroit.Com Network. An audio show has morphed into a video show (MITech TV). You can view previous shows on demand at MITech TV.

MITECHNEWS.COM has been honored with the following awards:

  • 2015 Corp! DiSchiTech Digital Awards recipient.
  • 2014 Best of MichBusiness Media Marvel award recipient.
  • 2009/2010 Michigan Council of Women in Technology (WCWT) Partner Recognition award recipient.
  • 2001 Automation Alley’s Annual Awards Gala Emerging Technology Company of the Year recipient.

MIKE BRENNAN is founder of Michigan News Network, and serves as CEO, as well as Editor & Publisher of MITECHNEWS.COM. Brennan has worked since 1980 as a technology writer at newspapers in New York, NY, San Jose, CA., Seattle, WA., Memphis, TN., Detroit, MI., and London, England. He co-founded and served as managing editor of Pacific Rim News Service (SEATTLE), which developed a network of more than 100 freelance journalists in 17 Asia-Pacific countries.

BRENNAN won more than a dozen awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and from the Society of Business Editor and Writers, including first place in the large newspaper category for the coverage he did for the Detroit Free Press of billionaire Kirk Kerkorian’s attempt to buy Chrysler.

BRENNAN also shared the International Golden Wheel Award with Free Press writers for coverage of Daimler’s takeover of Chrysler for the best auto coverage in the world during 1998.

In 2011, BRENNAN co-authored a cybercrime thriller, called Cyber Styletto, which predicted many of today’s cybersecurity headlines. The book is for sale at Amazon.Com’s Kindle service.

BRENNAN earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and was the 1992-93 Knight Fellow in Economic Journalism at the University of Michigan where he studied at the Ross School of Business. Email: brennan at mitechnews.com. Follow Mike on Twitter: @MITechNews

KATE O’HARA, Executive Producer, MITech TV. Kate books guests, and identifies new streaming content opportunities. She also manages finance and sales for MITech TV. 

Kate owns O’Hara Associates, which created WomeninSTEM network, a live streaming video broadcast platform geared towards the female perspective of business ventures. Stories have focused on Google news, NASA, and businesses developing products and services to battle COVID-19.

O’Hara Associates also is an international marketing company working with qualified individuals and companies in the entertainment sector, real estate development, hotels, internet, medical arena and heavy oil. Specializing in grants, loans, angel, venture capital, and contracts or asset based financing options for companies. Companies range from “start-ups” to Fortune 500. She is a pragmatic leader with more than 20 years of executive level sales, marketing, operations and corporate management experience, including 15 years experience with C-Level execution. She served on the boards of three companies and managed a large staff with hundreds of outside sales personnel.

You can contact her at [email protected] Or phone her at (517) 610-6833