It’s safe to say that the two biggest tech stories of 2022—the twists and turns of Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover and the collapse of FTX—were not on anyone’s minds this time last year. That raises the question of what 2023 will bring.
We have some predictions to make. As we note below, the stage is set for big changes at Disney, where we predict former executive Kevin Mayer will return to the fold. At SpaceX, we think President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell will retire. Google will cut staff. More acquisitions are likely, particularly in cybersecurity. Antitrust regulators will finally take action against Amazon. Our reporters talked to their sources and came up with 20 predictions for next year. See our report on how we did with our 2022 predictions.