Jason Pontin

CEO, Editor in Chief, and Publisher, MIT Technology Review

Jason Pontin is responsible for the editorial direction, media platforms, and business strategy of MIT Technology Review, including the rapidly expanding U.S. and international websites, the award-winning print magazine, videos, newsletters, business reports, and live events such as EmTech, the company's annual flagship conference focused on emerging technologies. He also serves as chairman of its international entrepreneurial network, the MIT Enterprise. He has written for national and international publications, including the New York Times, the Economist, the Financial Times, Wired, and the Believer, and makes regular appearances on NPR, CBS, Bloomberg, WGBH and C-SPAN television and radio. Pontin’s editorial insight and expertise are widely sought after by media organizations and technology companies and conferences around the world. He attends TED, the Aspen Ideas Festival, and the World Economic Forum at Davos regularly. In 2013 he gave a famous TED talk on “How Can Technology Solve Our Big Problems,” which is still the focus of many conversations today.

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