What’s the latest must-have gadget or app, and why? How can we protect our privacy online? What can businesses learn from consumer buying patterns around tech? Just ask Molly Wood, one of our sharpest and most perceptive voices on tech. Sure, her talks provide a big-picture overview and predict the next big thing, but more importantly, she connects us—the consumer, user, or business—to how technology shapes and changes our daily lives.
Molly Wood is a veteran technology broadcaster, host, and writer, known for her intelligent and always funny approach to the constantly changing tech landscape. She is the host and senior tech correspondent on American Public Media’s Marketplace and the former New York Times' deputy technology editor. She was also an executive editor at CNET, where she was the creator, host, and executive producer of Always On with Molly Wood. She also authored the Molly Rants column at CNET News, for which she was a National Magazine Award finalist. Wood regularly appears on CNN, CNBC, NPR, CBS, NBC, and Wall Street Journal Radio (and newspaper). She has nearly 100,000 Twitter followers, thousands of Facebook fan page “likes,” and 575,000 followers on Google Plus. She’s a regular speaker at conferences and executive events, and previously co-created and hosted CNET’s flagship podcast, Buzz Out Loud, as well as the weekly Buzz Report web show.