Lauren Hurlock

Marketing Lead, Cloud for Utilities

Lauren Hurlock is a technology explainer. From her role as Senior Event and Marketing Lead at Cloud for Utilities to her days in Charleston’s Apple store explaining cloud storage, she uses her talent with words and love of technology to make abstract, difficult concepts — like the benefits of cloud computing — easy to understand.

As the Web Editor for the Charleston City Paper, an alt-weekly serving the Lowcountry, Lauren was responsible for all things digital at the newspaper including Best of Charleston, the paper’s biggest annual revenue driver. While at the City Paper, she increased Best of Charleston’s profitability, earned a S.C. Press Association award for the newspaper’s use of social media, wrote several of the most popular articles on the site, and spearheaded the paper’s first web redesign in more than a decade and modernized the paper’s technology stack.

She graduated from the College of Charleston with a bachelor’s in English with a concentration in creative writing. Lauren is passionate about technology, culture, and art. She lives in Charleston, SC, with her husband and their rescue pets.