Steven Levy: Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau

Steven Levy

Preeminent Technology Journalist & Author

After thirty years covering the digital revolution, producing articles and books that themselves have shaped the technology landscape, Steven Levy is the most closely read chronicler of the tech transformation that has altered all our lives. The Washington Post recently described him as “American’s premier technology journalist.” He is the senior writer for Wired Magazine and author of seven books, most recently the New York Times bestseller In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes Our Lives. He was previously senior editor and chief technology correspondent for Newsweek as well as a contributor to numerous other publications.

His first book, Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution is a classic computer history that was voted the best sci-tech book of the last 20 years by the readers of PC Magazine. His other books, on subjects including from cryptography, artificial life, and the Macintosh computer, have won awards and huge readership. Levy’s close relationship with the key figures in technology—including Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and the Google guys—has helped him consistently deliver unique, inside coverage that breaks news and provides precious insight on the amazing products and personalities of the fascinating the vital world of technology.

Levy is a native of Philadelphia who now lives in New York City with his wife and son. He began writing about technology in the early 1980’s. Previously, he had been a rock critic and general writer. In 1998, he made headlines by discovering Einstein’s brain in a Mason jar in Wichita, Kansas.

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