Technology Correspondent, BBC
Author, Dot.Bomb: The Rise and Fall of Dot.Com Britain (2001)
Expert on the internet, social media and digital technology
Since January 2007, Rory Cellan-Jones has been the BBC’s Technology Correspondent, responsible for expanding the BBC’s coverage of media and telecoms, and the cultural impact of the Internet.
He started his career with the BBC in 1981 as a researcher on ‘Look North’ in Leeds. After moving to London to work in the TV newsroom for three years, Rory made his debut on-screen role for BBC Wales Today in Cardiff.
He later returned to London to become a reporter for BBC Breakfast. Rory quickly transferred to covering business and industry, working across the network on programmes such as the Money Programme, Newsnight, the Today programme, the Ten O’Clock News and Working Lunch.
Rory has covered the launch of the iPhone, the Facebook and Twitter IPOs, and has interviewed many of the leading figures in technology, from Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer to Sony’s Kazuo Hirai.
His blog has been named amongst the most influential in Britain, and he was named recently in the 100 top tweeters on technology.
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