A Chicago native, Stefan Hammond has lived in Minneapolis, San Francisco, Tokyo, Bangkok, and Hong Kong. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Communication Arts from San Francisco State University.
Hammond began writing about Information Technology when working in IT Support for the California State Automobile Association in the early 90s. His writing/editing career in Asia has encompassed construction, architecture and Asian films as well as IT. In 2006 and 2007 he won the Best Business Technology Journalist award from Singapore-based Media Connect Asia.
He has served in editorial positions for asia.internet.com, DotMedia Studios, and the IDG-owned Computerworld Hong Kong, as well as contributing a regular column – "Broadband Culture" – to the Bangkok Post's Database section. Currently for Computerworld Hong Kong, Hammond covers enterprise IT areas as diverse as Storage, Security, Knowledge Management, Cloud Computing and Server Technology.