David Kirkpatrick

David Kirkpatrick
  • Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Techonomist
    Techonomy Media

BA in English, Amherst College. Tech author and media entrepreneur. 1978, exhibited video art at MoMA, NY. From 1983, with Fortune magazine, including: Senior Editor, Internet and Tech; Founder and Host, Fortune Brainstorm Conference series. 2010 Founder, Techonomy Media, Techonomy Conference and Techonomy Detroit. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Writes for Techonomy, LinkedIn, Forbes and Vanity Fair, covering Internet trends, leaders and the impact of tech. Author, The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World (2010), published in 31 countries.