Ian Paul

Writer

Education

University of British Columbia

Indiana University Bloomington

Expertise

Windows

OneDrive

Virus Protection

Virtual Private Networks

Introduction

  • Expertise in Windows, VPNs, and virus protection
  • Widely published in tech and mainstream media

Experience

Ian Paul is a former writer for Lifewire, where he wrote extensively on Microsoft Windows for more than a year. He is a freelance technology writer with more than a decade of experience as an anti-virus and VPN reviewer. He frequently writes for "PCWorld" and various IDG-owned outlets including "Macworld," Greenbot, and TechHive. Paul's work has also appeared in other places around the web including The Huffington Post, MSNBC, Reuters, Yahoo Tech, "The Washington Post," and ABC News. Paul's articles cut through the nonsense and help you figure out how to put your Windows machine to best use.

Education

Paul received his undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia and has a master's degree in music from Indiana University Bloomington.

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 80 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, TreeHugger and Thoughtco.

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