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.
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 Valleystartups 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.