Harry McCracken Speaker Profile:
Harry McCracken is technology editor for Fast Company and the founder and editor of Technologizer, a website about personal technology. He was an editor at large for Time, covering technology, from February 2012 to June 2014. McCracken is also a former contributing editor at CNET.
Until June 2, 2008, McCracken was the editor-in-chief of PC World for four years; where he had previously held other editorial positions for ten. With more than 20 years experience covering technology, McCracken is well recognized as one of the industry’s foremost journalists. He has written for Slate, Family Circle, FoxNews.com, USA Today, Discover, InfoWorld and many other publications. He has “talked tech” on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, the BBC, and many other broadcast venues, and once collaborated with Dateline NBC on an investigation into PC repair. In addition to his computer magazine work, McCracken has also been active in animation fandom, as a central mailer for Apatoons, and editor of Animato! magazine. He was also co-moderator of the BIX Animation Forum, with the late Emru Townsend. Additionally, he is webmaster of the Scrappyland website, devoted to the Charles Mintz cartoon character Scrappy.
McCracken has won a number of awards for his editorial work. He received the American Business Media Timothy White award for editorial integrity in 2008. That same year he also won Best Editorial Column recognition from ABM and was listed on Folio: 40 list of media industry movers and shakers. He was also honored as one of min’s 21 Most Intriguing People. TechRepublic said he was the No. 1 techie to follow on Twitter, and Kiplinger Personal Finance named him as the best tech gadget guru.
For availability and speaker fees, please contact Harry McCracken ’s speaking agent at Chartwell here, or call +1 972 385 1021 for U.S. inquiries or +44 207 293 0864 for international inquiries
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