CIO Symposium Contributor

Quentin Hardy

Deputy Technology Editor

New York Times

Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panel 2012

Panels Participated in


Quentin Hardy is Deputy Technology Editor at The New York Times. He writes 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, appearing in the magazine and Website, and on a television program. 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 Columbia University. His Forbes cover story, "Hope and Profit in Africa," received a citation from The Overseas Press Club.