Debra Kahn (PMP) is a content solutions leader with over 20 years of experience. Currently the CEO and primary consultant at DK Consulting of Colorado, Debra has enjoyed successes in a variety of content roles within the high tech industry, including as a Content Strategist for Oracle and as a Technical Editor for Sun Microsystems. She holds an MA in English and many professional certifications.
Debra’s expertise includes content strategy, technical writing, business writing, technical editing, marketing communications, project management, and process development. She has experience with a variety of tools and standards, including DITA. Her industry knowledge includes SEO and analytics.
Leveraging her broad and deep experience in technical, business, and marketing communications, Debra guides organizations to plan, manage, and achieve their content performance goals. She also trains and mentors technical communicators.
As a long-time resident of Larimer County and a member of a historic Colorado family, Debra embraces high-plains gardening as well as creative writing that features her beloved mountains and life experiences. She is also a life-long learner and teacher, whose academic vita includes teaching technical writing courses at the University of Northern Colorado and the University of Denver.
During her career, Debra has published a variety of content–from technical journal articles to product manuals to online content. She has been the honored recipient of technical writing awards from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC). Her latest passion is content marketing, a skill she is harnessing in her role as volunteer Vice President of Marketing for the Mile Hi Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Her proudest achievements remain those in which she helped teams, small and large, realize effective content through well-grounded content strategy and successful content solutions.