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David Rowan

Editor-in-Chief, WIRED (UK edition)

David Rowan is editor-in-chief of Wired magazine’s U.K. edition. He has recently spent time with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify, Nest, DeepMind, and countless other disruptive startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen. He has interviewed influencers ranging from will.i.am. to James Murdoch, Zaha Hadid to David Cameron. David has keynoted on technology, business, and innovation themes from Melbourne to Monaco, and has chaired and moderated high-profile events for the U.K. and French governments, for Google Zeitgeist, and for Fortune 100 businesses. He has written regular columns in GQ, CondéNast Traveller, Campaign, the Times, and the Guardian, and has wide newspaper experience as an editor, including editing the Jewish Chronicle and the Guardian’s websites and comment pages. At Wired he has extended the brand into conferences, apps, and a consulting arm.