Lew McCreary is an American author, editor, and speaker.
McCreary was born on September 21, 1947. He has authored three novels to sparse but positive reviews; in the New York Times book review of 1991's The Minus Man, acclaimed author Anne Rice said, "This is a challenging, disturbing and deeply memorable novel." In 1999 The Minus Man was made into an independent film starring Owen Wilson and several other notable actors.
In addition to his novels, McCreary has worked as a Senior Editor for the Harvard Business Review and previously as editorial director of CXO Media Inc., founding the security publication CSO Magazine and frequently serving a source for media outlets on issues of technology and security. He has served as a technology consultant for The Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press and has appeared on syndicated radio shows such as Marketplace as well as Bloomberg Radio, UPI Radio, Wall Street Journal Radio and USA Radio. McCreary's broadcast credits also include appearances on CNN and CNBC as well as WBZ-TV (Boston), WGBH-TV (Boston), and New England Cable News.
He has also written a number of unpublished novels.