Speaker Biography

David Kirkpatrick

Founder & CEO

Sessions Featuring This Speaker

Forrester's Forum For Marketing Leaders



    David Kirkpatrick is a journalist, commentator about technology, and founder and CEO of Techonomy Media. Its annual Techonomy conference brings together leaders from tech, business, academia and government to discuss the role of tech in progress, and next takes place Nov. 8-10, 2015. Techonomy Policy (June 9 in Washington, D.C.) on the intersection of tech advances and government's reaction; and Techonomy Detroit (September) on U.S. economic and business implications of a technologized age. Kirkpatrick's bestselling book “The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World” is in 30 languages. He spent 25 years at Fortune, where he founded and hosted the Brainstorm and Brainstorm Tech conferences. Kirkpatrick writes at Techonomy.com as well as for Forbes and Vanity Fair, and is a contributing editor at Bloomberg Television.