Gilberto Perera



Nova Southeastern University

Florida International University

Miami Dade College


Windows 7


Consumer Technology

Electronics and Gadgets

Company Info


  • Recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional Award in 2009 and 2010 for contributions as a Windows expert.
  • Has been published on technology sites such as,, and


Gilbert J. Perera is a former writer for Lifewire, contributing nearly 20 articles based on more than 15 years of experience in technology. His articles have appeared on sites such as,,, and, among others. Formerly the president of GJP Media, a web design firm, he is now an engagement manager at Itron, Inc., and editor-in-chief at, a popular how-to website dedicated to gadgets and technology.


Perera holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University; bachelor's degrees in finance and international business from Florida International University; and an associate's degree in electrical engineering from Miami Dade College.

Awards and Publications

Recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional award in 2009 and 2010 for contributions as a Windows expert

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