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David Kirkpatrick

David Kirkpatrick

Chief Techonomist, Techonomy Media

David is a journalist, author, and founder of Techonomy Media. Its annual conferences bring together leaders from tech, business, academia and government to discuss the role of tech in progress.​ ​Recent Techonomy speakers have included Mark Zuckerberg, David Agus, Marc Benioff, James Park, Padmasree Warrior, and Ray Kurzweil. His book "The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World" is in 32 languages. He spent 25 years at Fortune, and founded its Brainstorm and Brainstorm Tech conferences. He is a contributing editor at Bloomberg Television and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


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