About Cochituate Media

Cochituate Media founder Elana Varon is an award-winning editor and writer with more than three decades of experience covering leadership, technology, innovation, environmental sustainability, and public policy. A creative and business-focused leader, she excels at developing and executing compelling and innovative content to deliver leading-edge insight to executive readers.

Side hustle coverAmong her recent work, Elana is the author of The Ultimate Side Hustle Book: 450 Moneymaking Ideas for the Gig Economy (available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Bookshop, and local independent bookstores). She has also managed an online community for a global IT infrastructure vendor; written and edited feature articles, white papers and case studies about emerging technologies and trends for technology and publishing clients; directed editorial strategy for a software startup, managed member communications for a CSA farm, and edited a digital magazine for a global software vendor.

Elana holds a B.A.degree in English from Tufts University and an M.P.P. in Public Policy from Duke University. She blogs about food at The Whole Kumquat.