2018 Innovator Under 35 Awards
Gideon Lichfield, MIT Technology Review
September 13, 2018 | EmTech | 654 Views
MIT Technology Review recognizes its 2018 Innovator Under 35 honorees at EmTech.
Gideon Lichfield, Editor in Chief, MIT Technology Review
Gideon Lichfield has been the editor-in-chief of MIT Technology Review since December 2017. He spent 16 years at The Economist, first as a science and technology writer and then in postings to Mexico City, Moscow, Jerusalem, and New York City. In 2012 he left to become one of the founding editors of Quartz, a news outlet dedicated to covering the future of the global economy that is now widely recognized as one of the most innovative companies in digital media. Gideon has taught journalism at New York University and been a fellow at Data & Society, a research institute devoted to studying the social impacts of new technology. He grew up in the UK and studied physics and the philosophy of science.
Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.