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Top Influencers: 101 UK Editor’s To Follow in 2022

Founder & Editor play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Founder & Editor role. We have selected these Founder & Editor’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Founder & Editor’s. The list is in no particular order!

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Tom Bellingham

Founder & Editor @ WTF1

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Known on the interwebs as Tommy, I founded WTF1 back in 2010 as a way to chat and engage with people who love motorsport as much as I do. My dream is to make WTF1 the go-to motorsport brand for fans… that, and drive a Formula 1 car one day. Learn more about Tom Bellingham on Crunchbase…

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Natasha Lomas

Editor (Senior Reporter) @ TechCrunch

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Natasha is a senior reporter for TechCrunch, joining September 2012, based in Europe. She joined TC after a stint reviewing smartphones for CNET UK and, prior to that, more than five years covering business technology for silicon.com (now folded into TechRepublic), where she focused on mobile and wireless, telecoms & networking, and IT skills issues. She has also freelanced for organisations including The Guardian and the BBC. Natasha holds a First Class degree in English from Cambridge University, and an MA in journalism from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Learn more about Natasha Lomas on Crunchbase…

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Ingrid Lunden

News Editor @ TechCrunch

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Ingrid is a writer and editor for TechCrunch, joining February 2012, based out of London. Before TechCrunch, Ingrid worked at paidContent.org, where she was a staff writer, and has in the past also written freelance regularly for other publications such as the Financial Times. Ingrid covers mobile, digital media, advertising and the spaces where these intersect. When it comes to work, she feels most comfortable speaking in English but can also speak Russian, Spanish and French (in descending order of competence). Learn more about Ingrid Lunden on Crunchbase…

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Mike Butcher

Editor At Large @ TechCrunch

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Mike Butcher MBE is Editor-at-large of TechCrunch. As a writer, editor, interviewer, moderator and columnist in the tech media world he covers everything the smallest tech startups and the largest tech giants. Lately, he’s been writing a lot about Blockchain and Crypto. Mike has been named one of the most influential people in European technology by various newspaper and magazines. He founded The Europas Awards, the non-profit Techfugees and has advised the UK government on tech startup policy. He was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2016 for services to the UK technology industry and journalism. As well as being a long-time Writer, Broadcaster and Editor Mike is also co-founder of TechHub.com, a project to merge a thriving community with office space for fast-moving startups; co-founder of the UK’s Coadec.com lobbyist for startups; the non-profit TechVets for UK military veterans, and the UK event series ThePathfounder.com. Mike has written for UK national newspapers and magazines including The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Telegraph and The New Statesman. He is a former editor of New Media Age magazine, the leading new media weekly in the UK, and the European edition of The Industry Standard magazine. In 2000 he was nominated as NetMedia’s European Internet Journalist of the Year. In 2004 he was voted ‘One of the 100 Innovators of the UK Internet Decade’ by GfK NOP, the fourth-largest custom research business in the world. In July 2008 he was put at No. 47 out of the Top 100 people in London’s creative industry by The Independent newspaper and The Hospital Club. In August 2008 TechCrunch Europe was awarded the best “Web 2.0 and business blog” in the UK, by the readers of Computer Weekly magazine. In 2009 it was named as one of the Top 10 blogs out of the UK. Also in 2009 Mike was named one of the Top 10 bloggers on Twitter in the UK. In October 2009 he was named one of the Top 50 most influential Britons in technology by The Daily Telegraph. In April 2010 he was in Wired UK’s Top 100 influencer list, in 2011, in 2012, (there was no Top 100 list in 2013), in 2014 and again in 2015. In April 2010 TechCrunch Europe was shortlisted in the Specialist Digital Publisher category of the prestigious UK-based Association of Online Publishers’ Digital Publishing Awards. In November 2010 he was named as one of London’s most influential people in New Media and “king of dotcom commentators” by The Evening Standard Newspaper. He has been listed as one of the Top 100 most influential people on Twitter in the UK. He was named in the TechNation200 Almanac. He has been named as one of “The 100 coolest people in UK tech” by Business Insider. He was named in the “Smith & Williamson Power 100”. In 2016 British GQ magazine named him one of the 100 Most Connected Men in the UK. He has spoken at the prestigious World Economic Forum, the Monaco Media Forum, Le Web, Web Summit and DLD among many other conferences. Mike is a regular commentator on the technology business, appearing on BBC News, Sky News, CNBC, Channel 4, Al Jazeera and Bloomberg. Mike has advised the UK Prime Minister on tech startups, served on the Mayor of London’s Digital Advisory Board, the ‘Smart London’ Board and been a Technology Ambassador for London. He was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2016 for services to the UK technology industry and journalism. Mike’s personal blog is mbites.com, while he Tweets as @mikebutcher. He owns shares in ETFs, shares in Verizon via employee stock grants and small amounts of various cryptocurrencies. More info: http://mbites.com/contact Learn more about Mike Butcher on Crunchbase…

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Tony Hall

Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief @ BBC

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Tony Hall is the 16th Director-General of the BBC. The Director-General is the Chief Executive Officer of the BBC, its Editor-in-Chief and chairs the BBC’s Executive and Management Boards. The Director-General is the editorial, operational and creative leader of the BBC, with responsibility for a significant global workforce and the Corporation’s services across television, radio and online. Tony Hall – Lord Hall of Birkenhead – was appointed Director-General of the BBC on 22 November 2012. He is the 16th Director-General of the BBC. Prior to this, Tony was Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House from April 2001 until April 2013. He joined the BBC as a news trainee in 1973 and during a 28 year career at the Corporation he held roles including Senior Producer at World at One, Assistant Editor of the Nine O’Clock News, Output Editor for Newsnight, culminating as Chief Executive of BBC News from 1996 to 2001. While at the BBC he launched Radio 5 live, BBC News 24, BBC News Online and BBC Parliament. He was Deputy Chairman of Channel 4 Television and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. He is passionate about education and skills within the cultural industries. He was the founder Chair of Creative & Cultural Skills and Chairman of the Musical and Dance Scheme.He spearheaded the development of the new High House Production Park in Thurrock, Essex. He has been Chair of Stratford East Theatre, and Honorary Visiting Fellow of Journalism at City University, a member of the Regeneration Through Heritage Steering Group, a board member of Race for Opportunity, a former non-executive director of HM Customs and Excise and was a member of the Council for Brunel University. In 2009 he was asked by the Government and the Mayor of London to set up and chair a board to direct the Cultural Olympiad and also joined the board of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. He was appointed a CBE in 2005 and in 2010 was created a life peer with the title Baron Hall of Birkenhead. He sits on the Crossbenches in the House of Lords. Learn more about Tony Hall on Crunchbase…

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Ali Paterson

Editor in Chief @ Fintech Finance

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Ali Paterson is a head production and editorial for “Fintech Finance” Video Channel and Magazine, as well as host the episodes, which means he gets to interview some of the best and brightest representatives across the financial services landscape and attend some damn cool events. Learn more about Ali Paterson on Crunchbase…

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Leo Mirani

Asia editor @ The Economist Group

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Mark Russell

Managing Editor @ Vogue International

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Mark Russell is the Managing Editor of British Vogue, before which he held the same role at both British GQ and GQ Style for five years, having had a number of other editorial positions at the Conde Nast title since he joined 2004. Learn more about Mark Russell on Crunchbase…

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Mark Holmes

Editorial Director, Aerospace @ Access Intelligence

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Mark Holmes is the Editorial Director of Via Satellite, the Program Chair for the Global Connected Aircraft Summit and CyberSat. He is also Director of Strategic Content for the SATELLITE show. Mark has been at Access Intelligence (AI) over seventeen years, working on a variety of titles in telecoms, broadband, digital TV, aviation and satellite. Mark has been with AI’s Aerospace Group for over nine years. Mark has played a key role in building the ‘Global Connected Aircraft Summit’ event, which launched four years ago and has been a huge success story for AI. Before joining Access Intelligence, Mark was deputy editor of leading Euromoney Institutional Investor title Global Telecoms Business. In this position, Mark interviewed the CEOs of many leading telcos world-wide including, BT, Verizon, France Telecom, Sprint, SBC etc. In the last 20 years, Mark has interviewed hundreds of C-Suite executives in the telecoms, satellite, broadcast, aviation, broadband and cable space. Learn more about Mark Holmes on Crunchbase…

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Clive Cookson

Science Editor @ Financial Times

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Clive Cookson has worked in science journalism for the whole of his professional life. He graduated with a First Class degree in chemistry from Oxford University in 1974. After journalism training on the Luton Evening Post, he became science correspondent of the Times Higher Education Supplement in London and then spent four years in Washington as American Editor of THES. He returned to London in 1981 as technology correspondent of the Times and moved to BBC Radio as science correspondent in 1983. He joined the Financial Times as technology editor in 1987 and has been Science Editor of the FT since 1991. He is an honorary member of the British Science Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Learn more about Clive Cookson on Crunchbase…

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Tyler Brule

Editor in Chief & Chairman @ Monocle

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Tyler Brûlé is widely considered one of the most influential media innovators of his generation. Brûlé launched Monocle in 2007 and since its inception the brand has grown into a unique global media entity that successfully combines print, web, retail and broadcast (film and radio) components. Brûlé was born in Canada and moved to the UK to pursue a career as a foreign correspondent. He worked as a reporter for the BBC, before turning to print journalism where he wrote for The Independent, Stern, The Sunday Times, The Observer and Vanity Fair. In 1996 Brûlé launched Wallpaper, a title that became a publishing phenomenon when it brought together the worlds of design, architecture, fashion, food and travel in one title for the first time, and went on to sell in over 50 countries. The magazine won numerous awards for its design, international relevance and use of typography, and in 2001 Brûlé became the youngest ever recipient of the British Society of Magazine Editors Lifetime Achievement Award. In May 2002 Brûlé sold his stake in Wallpaper to focus on developing Winkreative, the full- service branding and design agency he set up in 1998. This award-winning business is distinguished by its international focus, editorial authority and global reach. Clients include: Lexus, Louis Vuitton, Mackintosh, Porter Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Hermès, The Government of Thailand, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, Grosvenor, Wimbledon and American Express. Monocle has become the second ground-breaking publication of Brûlé’s career. It is a monthly international briefing on current affairs, business, culture and design read by over 80,000 paying readers across the globe, with an additional one million people tuning into its radio service, Monocle24, every month. Monocle, which is published 10 times a year, is distributed in over 65 markets and its reach includes a network of over 30 correspondents, seven bureaux and an expanding mix of video and audio programming. It also has two dedicated seasonal publications per year: The Forecast and The Escapist. Monocle has also teamed up with publishers Gestalten to launch the Monocle Travel Guides series, as well The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes and How to Build a Nation. At the same time, Monocle has freestanding shops in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York, Toronto and Singapore while also selling its wares on e-commerce site, monocle.com. Monocle launched its first cafe in Tokyo in October 2011, a second cafe in London in April 2013, and a ‘coffee bar’ in the new Singapore shop and bureau in December 2014. Brûlé launched an audio service, Monocle 24, in October 2011. It brings listeners a 24-hour mix of fresh conversation, the best of culture, business and design – and is hosted by Brûlé and the Monocle editorial team from its London studios. In 2011, Brûlé was awarded Ad Age’s ‘Editor of the Year’ trophy, and unprecedented award for an international editor. In 2012 Monocle was named ‘Best brand for living the good life’ in Ad Week’s annual ‘Hot List’. Brûlé is also a regular columnist for the Financial Times, and is a regular speaker on topics ranging from media to urbanism to international affairs. He is a Canadian and British citizen. Learn more about Tyler Brule on Crunchbase…

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Giles Turner

Technology Editor for EMEA @ Bloomberg

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Turner is the European Technology Editor for Bloomberg News. Based in London, his team covers stories ranging from the efforts by European regulators to rein in the world’s most powerful technology providers, to the latest startups and tech deals. He previously worked at The Wall Street Journal and has covered investment banking, hedge funds and asset managers. Learn more about Giles Turner on Crunchbase…

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Gian Volpicelli

Senior Editor @ Wired Magazine

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James Mawson

CEO and Editor-in-Chief @ Mawsonia

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James was editor of Private Equity News, part of Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal in London, for nearly four years until May, 2010 when he launched Global Corporate Venturing as an independent title from his own publishing company. This was followed by the launch of Global University Venturing and Global Government Venturing by the publishing company, Mawsonia. Learn more about James Mawson on Crunchbase…

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Nour Al Ali

Breaking News Editor @ Bloomberg

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Based in Dubai, Nour Al Ali is a journalist at Bloomberg News. As an editor and reporter, Al Ali focuses on different applications and adaptations of technology, incorporating its uses as a key element in her various responsibilities. Learn more about Nour Al Ali on Crunchbase…

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Daniel Franklin

Executive Editor @ The Economist Group

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Daniel Franklin has been Executive Editor of The Economist since 2006 and Editor since 2003 of The Economist‘s annual publication, “The World in…”; which focuses on the year ahead. His book on long-term trends, Megachange: The World in 2050, was published in 2012. Daniel joined The Economist in 1983 to write about Soviet and East European affairs. As the newspaper’s Europe Editor from 1986 to 1992 he covered the great European upheavals, from the collapse of communism to the signing of the Maastricht treaty. After a stint as Britain Editor he moved to the United States as Washington Bureau Chief, covering the first Clinton term. In 1997 he moved back to London as Editorial Director of the Economist Intelligence Unit. From 2006 to 2010 Franklin was Editor-in-Chief of Economist.com. For the following four years he was Business Affairs Editor, running the paper’s coverage of business, finance, science and technology. Franklin now oversees the editorial dimension of new initiatives undertaken by The Economist Group, and is Editorial Director of Intelligent life, the group’s bi-monthly cultural magazine. Learn more about Daniel Franklin on Crunchbase…

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Simon Wright

Industry editor @ The Economist Group

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Industry editor at The Economist Group. Learn more about Simon Wright on Crunchbase…

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Charlotte Middlehurst

Acting Assistant UK News Editor @ Financial Times

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Nigel Iskander

Managing Editor & Director @ AiMnews

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AiMnews creates and provides editorial and photos for news agencies. Read more aboutAiMnews on Crunchbase…

Daniel Cooper

Senior Editor @ Engadget

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After training to be an intellectual property lawyer, Dan abandoned a promising career in financial services to sit at home and play with gadgets. He lives in Norwich, U.K., with his wife, his books and far too many opinions on British TV comedy. One day, if he’s very, very lucky, he’ll live out his dream to become the executive producer of Doctor Who before retiring to Radio 4. Learn more about Daniel Cooper on Crunchbase…

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Ludwig Siegele

Technology Editor @ The Economist Group

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Ludwig is the Economist’s technology editor. He joined The Economist as US technology correspondent in 1998. In 2003 he was sent to Berlin as the newspaper’s Germany Correspondent, before relocating to London in 2008 to cover the IT industry until 2011 and then run part of the Economist’s website as online business and finance editor. Mr Siegele started his journalistic career in 1990 as the Paris Business Correspondent of Die Zeit, a Germany weekly. In 1995 he moved from France to California to write about the internet for several German publications. He holds a degree in economics and political science from Cologne University and degrees in journalism from the Kölner Journalistenschule as well as the Centre de Formation des Journalists (CFJ) in Paris. He is also co-author of a book on SAP (“Matrix der Welt – SAP und der neue globale Kapitalismus”). He is the author of The Economist’s special report on startups. He is married and lives in London with his wife and two children. Learn more about Ludwig Siegele on Crunchbase…

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Alastair Reid

Digital Editor @ The Big Issue

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Shannon Manders

Editorial Director @ Global Trade Review (GTR)

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Shannon Manders is the Editorial Director of GTR magazine, the world’s leading international trade finance magazine. She has been the Editor of the publication since 2012, and in January 2017 her role extended to become Editorial Director. Shannon has extensive experience in moderating discussions, both at GTR’s own conferences and at a range of other industry events hosted by the likes of the ICC, IFC and SWIFT (Sibos). She also regularly covers stories from international locations, and has hosted numerous roundtable discussions and webinars. Shannon completed her degree in South Africa, and worked in the publishing industry there for five years before joining GTR in January 2009. Learn more about Shannon Manders on Crunchbase…

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Eddie van der Walt

Editor @ Bloomberg

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Louise Court

Editor-in-Chief @ Cosmopolitan Magazine

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Louise Court is a multi-award winning Editor-in-Chief having won some of the most prestigious accolades in the industry. She joined Cosmopolitan in February 2007 and in this time has significantly extended the brand beyond the monthly magazine to include: Cosmo Body, Cosmo Fashion, and Cosmo Beauty to name a few. As a true multiplatform brand, Cosmopolitan also runs an extensive events programme. Ranging from careers masterclasses and Blog Awards, through to Beauty Awards and Fashion Awards, the recently launched #FashFest (five fashion events is five days). Before joining Cosmopolitan, Louise was Editorial Director of ACP-Natmag, overseeing Best, Reveal and Real People. Prior to this she was Editor of Best magazine for seven years, Deputy editor of Prima, Deputy editor of Best and Assistant Editor of Woman’s Own. Learn more about Louise Court on Crunchbase…

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Lanre Akinola

Editor of African Business @ IC Publications

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Lanre Akinola is the Editor of African Business, IC Publications. He is the former Editor of This Is Africa at the Financial Times, has worked with the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, and is a 2014 Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow. Learn more about Lanre Akinola on Crunchbase…

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Rachel Blundy

Fact check editor @ Agence France Presse (AFP)

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Nathaniel Barling

Co-Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief @ Knowhere

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Nathaniel Barling joined Knowhere as Co-Founder, CEO in 2015. Learn more about Nathaniel Barling on Crunchbase…

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Michael Rundle

Senior Editor, Apple News @ Apple

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Jacqueline Simmons

Senior Executive editor Americas @ Bloomberg

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Simon Walker

Digital Content Editor & Photo Lead @ HM Treasury

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Jim Edwards

Editor-in-Chief (BI UK and International) @ Business Insider

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Jim is working as an Editor In Chief at INSIDER and also working as an editor of Business Insider UK. He has previously been managing editor at Adweek, an advertising columnist at CBS Interactive, and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia Business School. His work has appeared in Slate, Salon, MTV, The Daily, The Nation and AOL. His investigative journalism has changed the law in the First Circuit Court of Appeals (U.S. v. Kravetz), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (North Jersey Media v. Ashcroft), New Jersey (In Re El-Atriss), and New York (Mosallem v. Berenson). The U.S. Supreme Court cited his work on the death penalty in the concurrence to Baze v. Rees, on the issue of whether lethal injection is cruel or unusual. He won the Neal award for business journalism in 20o5 for a series of articles on bribes and kickbacks in the advertising business. Learn more about Jim Edwards on Crunchbase…

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Eleanor Dallaway

Editorial Director @ Reed Exhibitions

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Eleanor Dallaway is Editor of Infosecurity Magazine, and as a result of her eight years in the job, knows more about information security than most English Literature graduates should. She spends her working days interviewing industry professionals, keeping the website updated with news on an hourly basis, editing the magazine, and attending industry events. Day job aside, Eleanor crams her diary full socialising with friends, family, and her basset hound. Any small gaps in her social life are reserved for a good book and an even better glass of wine. Learn more about Eleanor Dallaway on Crunchbase…

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Sue Weekes

News editor @ SmartCitiesWorld

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Sue Weekes has been news editor of SmartCitiesWorld.net since the global platform launched three and a half years ago. She writes on a range of topics covering the smart city vertical sectors of connectivity, data, buildings, governance, energy and transport. The website aims to provide its community of members with the information required to create better cities for their citizens. She has been a journalist for more than 35 years, specialising in the application of technology across a number of sectors. Her underlying aim has always been to help organisations and individuals apply the right technology in the right way so that it delivers on its promise to make life better. She also writes on the subject of leadership and management across a range of B2B titles. Learn more about Sue Weekes on Crunchbase…

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Alex Jenkins

Editorial Director @ Contagious Communications

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Alex Jenkins is Editor of Contagious I/O – a collaborative research platform featuring the world’s most creative, ingenious and effective brand-funded ideas. Through I/O and the Contagious Insider consultancy division, Alex works with brands such as BBC Worldwide, American Express, Diageo, Red Bull Media House and Universal Music. Alex came to Contagious from the IPA, and prior to that he worked as a business journalist, copywriter, and film coordinator. Outside of office hours, Alex has written web comedy for Channel 4, produced an album which somehow made it into the Billboard staff choices for 2005, and had his first book published in 2008. Learn more about Alex Jenkins on Crunchbase…

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Zac Bowden

Senior Editor @ Windows Central

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Francine Lacqua

Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg TV @ Bloomberg

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LLB in English Law, King’s College, London; Master’s in Business Law, Sorbonne, Paris. Since 2000, with Bloomberg Television: has covered IMF, G20, EU Leaders Summit and OPEC. Also led coverage of Italian and French elections. Host, On the Move with Francine Lacqua, reporting from major events and interviewing key global leaders. Co-Host, The Pulse with Guy Johnson and Francine Lacqua, covering top int’l business, economic and market-moving stories. Host, Eye to Eye, a special series with top CEOs, entrepreneurs and public figures. Recipient, 2013 Personality of the Year Award, Association of International Broadcasting. Learn more about Francine Lacqua on Crunchbase…

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Ben Wright

Associate Editor and Columnist @ Telegraph Media Group

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David Patrikarakos

Contributing Editor @ The Daily Beast

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Agata Belcen

Senior Fashion Editor @ AnOther Magazine

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Agata Belcen is Senior Fashion Editor @ AnOther Magazine. Learn more about Agata Belcen on Crunchbase…

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Ayesha Javed

Editor – Private Equity News – The Wall Street Journal @ Dow Jones

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Ayesha Javed is the Private Equity Editor of The Wall Street Journal at Dow Jones & Co. Ayesha is based in London, heads up Dow Jones & Co.’s private equity coverage in Europe and oversees Private Equity News. Ayesha has covered private equity and the European corporate debt markets since 2007 and previously worked in the European listed derivatives division at Goldman Sachs. Learn more about Ayesha Javed on Crunchbase…

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Dan Howdle

Editor @ Imagine Publishing

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Deborah Rayner

Vice President and Managing Editor Europe, Middle East and Africa @ CNN

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Emily Kasriel

Head of Editorial Partnerships and Special Projects @ BBC

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Emily Kasriel develops strategic partnerships and thought leadership for the BBC World Service Group which includes the BBC World Service, BBC World TV and BBC.com and reaches over a quarter of a billion people every week on TV, radio and digital. Emily is also an Associate Fellow at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. She has had an award winning career as a broadcaster and editor at the BBC – creating, running and presenting The Forum, the landmark weekly ideas show on the BBC World Service after running their Arts and Religion departments, and has reported and produced for the BBC across five continents. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Telegraph and the Financial Times and chairs panels and discussions at conferences and events. Emily is also a BBC Executive Coach, on the board of The Wingate Foundation which supports charities, and the advisory board of Spark Inside, an NGO which transforms the lives of young people who have offended. Learn more about Emily Kasriel on Crunchbase…

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Scott Longley

Content and Editorial Consultant @ Clear Concise Media

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Scott Longley has been a journalist since the early noughties covering personal finance, sport and the gambling industry. He has worked for a number of publications including Investor’s Week, Bloomberg Money, Football First, EGR and GamblingCompliance.com. He now writes for online and print titles across a wide range of sectors. Learn more about Scott Longley on Crunchbase…

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Rik Henderson

Senior editor @ Pocket lint

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Pocket-lint the largest independent gadget news and reviews site in the UK. Read more aboutPocket lint on Crunchbase…

James Trew

Deputy Managing Editor @ Engadget

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James Trew is a technology journalist originally from Bristol, UK, currently based in Spain. James began writing for music magazines in the ‘90s, before moving into a career in IT/telecoms. It wasn’t long before the two worlds merged and writing about technology, particularly in the music making world, became a full time career. Now it’s more about wearables, technology in culture and the odd phone or two. Learn more about James Trew on Crunchbase…

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Maggie Holland

Global Editorial Director & Head of Content, IT Pro @ Dennis Publishing

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Hamish Johnston

Editor @ Physics World

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Martin Arnold

Banking Editor @ Financial Times

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Louise Heavens

Senior Sub Editor @ Thomson Reuters

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Tom Standage

Deputy Editor @ The Economist Group

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Tom Standage is Deputy Editor of The Economist. He is also responsible for the newspaper’s digital strategy and the development of new digital products, including Espresso and Economist Films. He joined The Economist as Science Correspondent in 1998 and was subsequently appointed Technology Editor, Business Editor and Digital Editor. He is the author of six history books, including “Writing on the Wall” (2013), “The Victorian Internet” (1998) and “A History of the World in 6 Glasses” (2005), a New York Times bestseller. He studied engineering and computer science at Oxford University and has written for other publications including the New York Times, Guardian and Wired, taking a particular interest in technology’s social and historical impact. Learn more about Tom Standage on Crunchbase…

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Madhumita Venkataramanan

Associate Editor @ Wired Magazine

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Madhu Venkataramanan is an editor at Wired UK, where she oversees the culture pages that cover the intersection of science, technology and the arts. , Madhu also writes for the features and technology sections of the magazine, with a particular focus on science and medical technologies. She has written for publications like Scientific American, Popular Science, BBC Future as well as Nature Medicine and is a researcher and consultant for WIRED Consulting. Before Wired, Madhumita was an immunologist and worked on a vaccine for the HIV virus. Learn more about Madhumita Venkataramanan on Crunchbase…

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Adrian Smith

Head of Editorial @ The NewsMarket

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Sarah Neville

Global Health Editor @ Financial Times

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Dorothy Sanders

Co-Founder · Editorial & Design Lead @ Maptia

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Dorothy Sanders joined Maptia as Co-Founder · Editorial & Design Lead in 2012. Learn more about Dorothy Sanders on Crunchbase…

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Harry Foges

Editor in Chief @ BT Global Services

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Harry has been working in digital publishing for more than 15 years, holding roles at ITV Football, AOL and Orange prior to joining BT in 2012. Learn more about Harry Foges on Crunchbase…

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Thierry Heles

Editor @ Mawsonia

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Mawsonia is a publishing and events company. Titles: Global Corporate Venturing, Global University Venturing, Global Government Venturing. Read more aboutMawsonia on Crunchbase…

Katrina Dodd

Editor at Large @ Contagious Communications

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Contagious helps brands and advertising agencies understand and adapt to shifts in marketing, consumer culture and technology. Read more aboutContagious Communications on Crunchbase…

Zing Tsjeng

Broadly Editor @ Vice Media

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Broadly Editor at Vice Media. Learn more about Zing Tsjeng on Crunchbase…

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Matt Havercroft

Group Editor, Branded Content @ Immediate Media Co.

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Matt works with our editorial teams to produce compelling content for clients across print, digital and video. Over the course of his career he has worked on award-winning magazines, websites and apps covering a diverse range of subjects, including travel, property, history, wildlife, film, sport and technology. Learn more about Matt Havercroft on Crunchbase…

Immediate Media Co. is a special interest content and platform company. Read more aboutImmediate Media Co. on Crunchbase…

David Dungay

Editor In Chief @ UC Today

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UC Today is a leading online publisher of news, reviews and opinion for the Unified Communications industry. Read more aboutUC Today on Crunchbase…

Petah Marian

Senior Editor @ WGSN.com

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Petah Marian is Senior Editor of Retail Intelligence at trend forecaster WGSN. She is an award-winning journalist who has spent her career tracking global fashion and retail trends. Previously, she was editor of trade publication Menswear Insight, and has written for Just-Style, Drapers and Retail Week. As WGSN’s Senior Editor of Retail Insights, Petah works with a network of contributors from across the world, and edits all of WGSN’s business and strategy reports. Learn more about Petah Marian on Crunchbase…

WGSN a B2B, world-wide information source for the design, textile and style industries. Read more aboutWGSN.com on Crunchbase…

Jason Phipps

Commissioning Editor for Podcasts @ BBC

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Chris Mellor

Storage editor @ The Register

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The Register is a British technology news and opinion website that offers independent news, views, opinions, and reviews on the IT industry. Read more aboutThe Register on Crunchbase…

Emily Spaven

UK News Editor @ LinkedIn

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Emily Spaven is UK News Editor at LinkedIn. Prior to this, she was editor at Tech City News – a publication that produces news and information for those working in the UK tech industry. She previously held the role of managing editor at FinTech publication CoinDesk and has contributed to Forbes, among other titles. Having worked at both Google and a FinTech startup, too, she truly understands the tech industry. Learn more about Emily Spaven on Crunchbase…

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Chloe Markowicz

Editor @ Contagious Communications

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Contagious helps brands and advertising agencies understand and adapt to shifts in marketing, consumer culture and technology. Read more aboutContagious Communications on Crunchbase…

Chris Hamilton

Managing Editor @ BP

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BP delivers heat, light and mobility products and services to people all around the world. Read more aboutBP on Crunchbase…

James Dart

Theguardian.com sport editor @ The Guardian US

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James Dart is the theguardian.com sport editor at The Guardian US. Learn more about James Dart on Crunchbase…

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Alex Frangos

Europe Finance Editor @ The Wall Street Journal

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Alex Frangos is the Europe Finance Editor for The Wall Street Journal, where he leads a team of reporters and editors covering the world of money in Europe and beyond. A 19-year WSJ veteran, Alex began his career as a reporter in New York. From 2003 to 2009 he covered commercial property-documenting real estate’s boom and bust-and crossed paths a few times with a future president. In 2009 he moved to Hong Kong to cover Asian economics and markets, focusing his gaze on the region’s debt boom. He took on the Journal’s flagship commentary column as Asia Heard on the Street editor in 2013 and moved to London in 2017 to be Heard on the Street’s Europe editor. He took on his current role in May 2018. Alex is a native of upstate New York, and has a degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley. Learn more about Alex Frangos on Crunchbase…

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Tom Warren

Senior Editor @ The Verge

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Tom Warren is Founder of WinRumors, and Senior Editor at The Verge. Warren has covered Microsoft and the technology industry for more than 10 years as a reporter and editor. Warren has broken many Microsoft stories including the infamous Windows 2000 source code leak in 2004 and the Hotmail password leak in 2009. Warren is a self taught professional who began in the industry as an 18 year old working for IBM. He also holds several Microsoft and Cisco qualifications and previously worked at Morgan Stanley as an infrastructure product manager. Learn more about Tom Warren on Crunchbase…

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Adam Fitch

Editor @ Esports Insider

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Adam Fitch is an English esports journalist, reporter, and editor. Writing for publications such as Red Bull, Dot Esports, Dexerto, Esports Insider, and GINX Esports TV, he was named ‘Reporter of the Year’ at the UK Esports Awards in 2019 after being a finalist in 2018. Adam is known for providing extensive coverage of the industry at large. He also serves as the PUBG Adviser for the British Esports Association, a not-for-profit national body established in 2016 to promote esports in the UK. Learn more about Adam Fitch on Crunchbase…

Esports Insider is a platform which covers all news that is of interest to the industry. Read more aboutEsports Insider on Crunchbase…

Catherine Ostler

Contributing Editor @ Daily Mail

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Catherine Ostler is Contributing Editor at the Daily Mail. She has been Editor of Tatler, Editor of ES Magazine at the Evening Standard, and Editor of Times Weekend. She has also been a columnist for the Evening Standard, a contributing editor to Newsweek, an occasional columnist for the Financial Times, and writes for Vogue (British and US), Harper’s Bazaar and US Town &Country amongst other publications. Catherine read English at Oxford University. She lives in London with her husband and their three children. She is currently working on her first book, a historical biography to be published by Simon & Schuster. Learn more about Catherine Ostler on Crunchbase…

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Yessi Bello Perez

Editor, EMEA, T Brand Studio International @ The New York Times

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Richard Tyler

Editor @ The Times

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The Times is a daily newspaper published in London, United Kingdom. Read more aboutThe Times on Crunchbase…

Leigh Alexander

Editor-at-Large @ Gamasutra

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Leigh Alexander is a widely-published journalist and critic on video games and the people who make and play them. As editor-at-large for leading industry site Gamasutra, she contributes editorial, interviews and trend analysis. Her monthly column in Edge magazine focuses on cultural issues facing the games space, she regularly contributes to Kotaku and Polygon, and her work has appeared in Slate, The Atlantic, The New Inquiry, The Guardian, the New Statesman, NYLON, the Columbia Journalism Review and numerous other outlets. She frequently speaks at events on topics like design culture, inclusivity and games for social good. Learn more about Leigh Alexander on Crunchbase…

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Jon Powell

Music Editor @ Revolt TV

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Luke Westaway

Senior Editor @ CNET Networks

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Shariq Kochhar

Content and Editorial Manager @ Plentific

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Shariq Kochhar is the content and editorial manager of Plentific. Learn more about Shariq Kochhar on Crunchbase…

Plentific is a SaaS platform that provides smart property management solutions for landlords and property managers. Read more aboutPlentific on Crunchbase…

Paul Robertson

Co-Founder & Editorial Director @ Contagious Communications

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Paul Kemp Robertson is the Co-Founder and Editorial Director of Contagious Communications. After graduating with a masters degree in Film and Television from Goldsmiths College in London, Paul started his career at corporate communications firm Maritz before helping launch shots magazine in 1990. After a spell in commercials production, Paul returned to shots and became editor in 1994. Subscriptions trebled under his tenure. In 1998 Paul was appointed worldwide director of creative resources at Leo Burnett in Chicago. In 2004, Paul co-founded Contagious with shots founder Gee Thomson and media entrepreneur John Gordon. Paul has written for publications including Business 2.0 and The Guardian, as well as co-editing D&AD’s The Commercials Book. He has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme and his talk on alternative currencies has been viewed more than 438,000 times at ted.com. Learn more about Paul Robertson on Crunchbase…

Contagious helps brands and advertising agencies understand and adapt to shifts in marketing, consumer culture and technology. Read more aboutContagious Communications on Crunchbase…

Naomi Lee

Executive Editor – Digital @ The Lancet

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Online version allows only limited access to in-depth articles unless you subscribe. Read more aboutThe Lancet on Crunchbase…

Matin Durrani

Editor @ Physics World

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Dr Matin Durrani has been editor of Physics World since March 2006. He graduated with a degree in chemical physics from Bristol University, and did a PhD in polymer physics at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. After two years as a postdoc at the Cavendish, he joined Physics World in 1994. Learn more about Matin Durrani on Crunchbase…

Physics World is print and digital science magazine that features the latest interviews, information, and news from the physics world. Read more aboutPhysics World on Crunchbase…

Christopher Davy

Managing Editor @ Chinadialogue

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Where China and the world discuss the environment. Read more aboutChinadialogue on Crunchbase…

Melissa Cogavin

Managing Editor @ Society for Broadband Professionals

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SCTE is a non-profit making organisation whose aim is to raise the standard of broadband engineering in the telecommunications industry. Read more aboutSociety for Broadband Professionals on Crunchbase…

Alex Davies

Analyst & Editor @ Rethink Technology Research

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Alex Davies is the founding editor of Rethink IoT (Riot), a weekly news and analysis service, and has been at Rethink Technology Research for over five years. With a particular interest in LPWANs and new networking technology, Alex ensures Riot takes a glass-half-full look at the IoT – with the technology itself as the core focus, but a keen eye on the business case and practicalities Learn more about Alex Davies on Crunchbase…

Rethink Technology Research is expert in the technologies behind cellular, video and the internet of things. Read more aboutRethink Technology Research on Crunchbase…

Peter Cooper

Founder & Editor @ Cooper Press

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Peter Cooper is the founder of Cooper Press and the editor of several weekly newsletters, including JavaScript Weekly, and co-host of The JavaScript Show as well as the editor of several popular Ruby Web sites and author of Beginning Ruby. He publishes programming oriented e-mail newsletters, podcasts, screencasts and blogs full-time. Learn more about Peter Cooper on Crunchbase…

Cooper Press Ltd is a niche computer science and software developer. Read more aboutCooper Press on Crunchbase…

Anne McElvoy

Senior Editor @ The Economist Group

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Senior Editor at The Economist Group. Learn more about Anne McElvoy on Crunchbase…

The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. Read more aboutThe Economist Group on Crunchbase…

Iain Morris

News Editor @ Light Reading

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Iain Morris joined Light Reading as News Editor at the start of 2015 — and we mean, right at the start. His friends and family were still singing Auld Lang Syne as Iain started sourcing New Year’s Eve UK mobile network congestion statistics. Prior to boosting Light Reading’s UK-based editorial team numbers (he is based in London, south of the river), Iain was a successful freelance writer and editor who had been covering the telecoms sector for the past 15 years. His work has appeared in publications including The Economist (classy!) and The Observer, along with a variety of trade and business journals. He was previously the lead telecoms analyst for the Economist Intelligence Unit, and before that worked as a features editor at Telecommunications magazine. Iain started out in telecoms as an editor at consulting and market-research company Analysys (now Analysys Mason). Learn more about Iain Morris on Crunchbase…

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Max Smolaks

Global Editor @ AI Business

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Mark Goldstein

Owner & Editor @ PhotographyBLOG

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Mark Goldstein is an experienced professional photographer and website editor. He owns, runs and writes for PhotographyBLOG (www.photographyblog.com), one of the biggest digital photography websites, which offers informative new product reviews and original in-depth news from around the world. He’s also a regular contributor to the popular UK magazines Digital Photographer and Digital Camera Essentials. More personal photo projects include his Portfolio site and Everydayeye, an attempt to post a photo every day. Learn more about Mark Goldstein on Crunchbase…

PhotographyBLOG is a blog that covers the latest reviews of digital cameras, printers, scanners, software, and books on global photography. Read more aboutPhotographyBLOG on Crunchbase…

Ben Hanson

Editor In Chief @ The Interline

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The Interline is an online publication that focuses on fashion and retail technology. Read more aboutThe Interline on Crunchbase…

Alex Blewitt

Editor @ InfoQ

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Alex Blewitt has over 20 years of experience in Objective-C and has been using Apple frameworks since NeXTSTEP 3.0. He upgraded his NeXTstation for a TiBook when Apple released Mac OS X in 2001 and has been developing on it ever since. He is author of the recently published Swift Essentials. Alex currently works for a financial company in London and writes for the online technology news site InfoQ, as well as other books for Packt Publishing. He also has a number of apps on the App Store through Bandlem Limited. When he’s not working on technology and the weather is nice, he likes to go flying from the nearby Cranfield airport. Learn more about Alex Blewitt on Crunchbase…

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