Mike Elgan

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Mike Elgan (born December 3) is an American journalist, blogger, columist and podcaster. He is a columist for many publications including Computerworld, Cult of Android, Cult of Mac, Forbes, Datamation, eWeek and Baseline.[1]


Between the late 1990s and 2003, Mike Elgan worked as chief editor for a variety of technology publications (including Windows Magazine), most of which he founded, co-founded or launched. For the past 10 years, Elgan has written thousands of popular opinion columns that today collectively reach millions of readers each month. He has consulted for publishing companies (including Ziff Davis) and Silicon Valley startups on the development of innovative new content and media. Elgan has moderated hundreds of technology panels and events; appeared as a guest on BBC, CNN, CNBC, FOX News among others; and has been quoted by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR and hundreds of other publications and media organizations.[2]

Elgan is the host, of Tech News Today, a live-streamed podcast on the TWiT Network, along with co-host and Technical Director Jason Howell, (former co-host was Sarah Lane until February 10, 2014) which covers the tech news of the day in conversation with the world's leading journalists.[3] Elgan started his reign as host on TWiT's New Year's Eve party on December 31, 2013 the day after former original host Tom Merritt's final show. His first show, episode 913, was an informal discussion about security and more Edward Snowden leaks about the NSA with himself, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson (host of Security Now) and Sarah Lane via Skype.[4]


  1. ^ "Mike's Google+ Bio". Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "TWiT bio". Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tech News Today". Tech News Today. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mike's First Episode of Tech News Today". Tech News Today. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 

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