Author of Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from the World’s Smartest Minds
Founding editor-in-chief of WIRED magazine in the UK (2008-17)
Former technology columnist for The Times, The Sunday Times, British GQ and Condé Nast Traveller
“The feedback from the day has been overwhelmingly positive, which is largely due to your dynamism, good humour and professionalism” Rt Hon David Cameron, Prime Minister, G8 Innovation Conference
David Rowan, founding Editor-in-chief of WIRED’s UK edition (2008-17), is the author of Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from the World’s Smartest Minds (Transworld, 2019), a global quest for bold corporate innovation in the face of technology-led disruption. He’s taken 130 flights in the past year to investigate the companies and entrepreneurs changing our world, and has spent time with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Didi, Spotify, Xiaomi, Nest, Twitter and countless other ambitious startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen.
His keynote talks have included events for banks, governments and Fortune 100 companies, and stage interviews have ranged from will.i.am to James Murdoch and David Cameron. David has been a technology columnist for The Times, GQ, Condé Nast Traveller and The Sunday Times. He’s an early-stage investor in 50 tech companies and founder of a non-profit taking amazing people for weekend adventures in the world’s most extraordinary locations. And he is still searching for the future.
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