Daniel Roth (writer)

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Daniel Roth
Daniel Roth (editor of LinkedIn)[1]

Daniel Roth is the editor in chief at LinkedIn.[2] Earlier in his career, he was the managing editor at Fortune.com Magazine,[3] owned by Time Inc.[4] He has been called the "most powerful" editor in business journalism.[5][6]

Before joining Fortune, he was a senior writer at Wired. Some of his articles have been technology-related (iPhone; Comcast's Broadband offerings; Electric Cars) and others have been more eclectic (Financial Recovery; Society and Human/non-Human Rights; Henry Blodget: version 2).[7]

In 2006, Roth joined Conde Nast to help launch Conde Nast Portfolio, the now shuttered business monthly, before moving to Wired a year later.[8][9] For the eight years prior to that he was a senior editor and senior writer at Fortune magazine, overseeing for a time the magazine's technology coverage.[10] Roth got his start at The Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, N.C. in 1995, later moving to Forbes in New York.[11]

He graduated from Northwestern University[12] and is originally from Louisville, KY.


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