David Knight is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Silicon Allee, an independent English-language news website and community which has been covering the startup and technology scenes in Berlin and across Germany since June 2011. It is the country's foremost international tech news source and now offers its community a wide variety of services.
Born in London, David gained a Masters in Newspaper Journalism at the Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism in Nottingham before landing his first reporting job at the Barnsley Chronicle, where he was later appointed chief reporter. He moved to Berlin at the beginning of 2007 and has since worked for some of Germany's biggest online news portals including Bild.de and Spiegel.de, and still contributes to a variety of different publications.