About Big Tech (and its author)

September 19, 2007, 5:15 PM UTC
Fortune

Jon Fortt is a senior writer for FORTUNE, where he focuses on technology and innovation in Silicon Valley. He authors the Big Tech column on Fortune.com.

Previously, Fortt was a senior editor for Business 2.0 where he edited the “What Works” section. Before Business 2.0, he was an assistant business editor at the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News, supervising coverage of real estate and personal finance. As a reporter, Fortt also had stints covering technology and education at the Mercury News. Prior to joining the Mercury News, Fortt covered technology, telecommunications and utilities at the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader.

Fortt has appeared on CNBC and CNN. He also served as an online representative on the board of directors for the Associated Press Managing Editors.

Fortt received a Bachelor of Arts in English from DePauw University.