Gina Roos is a business and technology writer who has contributed print and Web articles to a number of influential trade publications in the electronics industry, including Electronics Buyers' News, Electronic Business, EDN, and Purchasing, for more than 25 years. She was editor-in-chief at Electronics Sourcing North America, held the position of site editor for UBM's Green SupplyLine and Electronics Supply & Manufacturing Websites, and was a contributor to EE Times's eeProductCenter component Website for 13 years. She also authored the "In the Channel" column, covering the electronics distribution industry for EETimes ProductWeek. Gina was the founder and editor of Electronics Advocate, an online magazine covering design and supply chain issues in the electronics industry. The publication was sold to MMG Publishing UK in 2010. A graduate of Suffolk University, Boston, She started her journalism career at Cahners Publishing, now Reed Business Information, in Boston. She covered supply chain issues, purchasing strategies at electronics OEMs, and technology trends.