Mark Veverka is West Coast Editor and a columnist at Barron's, where he writes the weekly "Plugged In" column on technology. He joined the Dow Jones financial magazine in June 1999. He also appears weekly on CNBC during his “Tech Check” segment on Power Lunch.
Before joining Barron's, Veverka was a financial markets columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle. Prior to joining the Chronicle, Veverka was a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal.
Earlier in his career, Veverka served as an associate editor at Crain's Chicago Business and was a business reporter for the Orange Country Register in Southern California.
Veverka holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma and a masters degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. In 1992, he was an Arthur F. Burns Fellow, reporting from Europe on German unification and international economics. As part of the Burns alumni program, he reported on expansion of the European Union from Berlin, Warsaw and Istanbul in 2001 and 2005. He is based in San Francisco.