Quentin Hardy

Before Google, Quentin was Deputy Technology Editor at The New York Times. He wrote about computing and society for the paper and the Bits blog. He speaks at numerous panels on technology and business, and teaches at the iSchool of the University of California, Berkeley.

Previously he was Executive Editor for Forbes Media, writing for Forbes magazine and the Forbes.com website. For over a decade he has appeared on “Forbes on Fox,” a weekly business news show seen by over 1 million viewers.

Mr. Hardy spent eight years at The Wall Street Journal. At the Journal‘s Tokyo bureau he reported on the Japanese banking crisis and market collapse. From 1994 until 1999, he covered the wireless industry and Silicon Valley culture from the paper’s San Francisco office. He also worked at AP/Dow Jones newswire in Tokyo from 1988 to 1991, covering Asian energy markets and natural resources.

Mr. Hardy is a graduate of Kenyon College and has a Masters degree from the University of London.  In 1995 he was awarded a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship from the Columbia University School of Journalism. His Forbes cover story, “Hope and Profit in Africa,” received a citation from The Overseas Press Club.