Editor at Wired Magazine
David Rowan is renowned for his insightful, inspirational and thought-provoking speaking style. His presentations are lively and quick-paced. He is in great demand by corporate clients the world over.
David demonstrates innovative concepts and ideas for commercial success. His presentations hit the spot in challenging audiences to think about the impact of new media and technology. In his presentations he also looks at how the net is disrupting almost every sector, how apps change consumer behaviour and why ’social commerce’ is killing traditional marketing. He reveals the 10 trends that will change your market in the next decade – and what you should be doing now to protect yourself.
David Rowan is editor-in-chief of WIRED magazine’s UK edition, Conde Nast’s award-winning technology-and-innovations magazine that stays ahead of the trends transforming our world. He’s taken 120 flights in the past year to investigate the companies and entrepreneurs changing our world, recently spending time with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify, Nest and countless other disruptive startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen. David’s most recent awards include Techmark Technology Journalist of the Year, DMA Editor of the Year and BSME
David is in touch with many of the world’s leading trend-setters and spotters. He speaks and moderates, at international conferences and has also addressed the TEDs, he frequently contributes on Newsnight and the Today programme. He also writes a monthly column for GQ magazine. He has wide newspaper experience as an editor, including editing The Jewish Chronicle and The Guardian’s websites and comment pages; he has made TV films for Channel 4 News; and has written long features for The Telegraph Magazine, Sunday Times Magazine and Observer. David has curated an exhibition of British creative talent at the Government’s Cabinet Forum conference.
David is renowned for his insightful, inspirational and thought-provoking speaking style. His presentations are lively and quick-paced. He is in great demand by corporate clients the world over.
As a moderator, David Rowan brings industry knowledge, fluency and his journalistic flair.