Ashlee Vance

  • Host of tech scene Bloomberg show 'Hello World'
  • Former writer for The Register
  • Author of Elon Musk's biography

Biography

Ashlee Vance is an American business columnist and best-selling author.

Vance started his journalistic career at the Register where he wrote from 2003 to 2008 before moving to the New York Times where he was a business and technology writer from September 2008.

In 2011 he began his work with Bloomberg Businessweek where he covers companies such as IBM, HP, Intel, and Dell, and also writes about a wide range of technology topics, including robots, Segway scooters, and the R programming language.

In 2007,  Ashlee Vance wrote a book, called Geek Silicon Valley, on the history of the Silicon Valley.  In 2015 he published a biography of Elon Musk, the innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, the book was nominated for the 2015 Financial Times and Mckinsey Business Book of the year.   His writing often also appears in publications such as The EconomistChicago Tribune, CNN.com, the Globe and Mail, the International Herald Tribune, and CNET.

Vance hosted an audio podcast called Semi-Coherent Computing from 2007–2008,  in which he discussed enterprise computing topics such as Datacenter cooling and blade servers, and interviewed guests including chip pioneer David Ditzel of Transmeta, Sun Microsystems, and Bell Labs.

In 2015, Vance started writing and hosting the “Hello World” video series for Bloomberg, focusing on the tech scene in various countries.

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