David Rowan is editor of the UK edition of WIRED magazine, which won 2009 Launch of the Year at the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards. He writes the monthly “Digital Life” column in GQ magazine, and the "Tech Traveller" column in Condé Nast Traveller.

He has edited The Guardian's websites, made TV films for Channel 4 News, and written long features for The Telegraph Magazine, Sunday Times Magazine and The Observer. Trained at The Times, where he wrote weekly tech and trend-watching columns, he has edited The Guardian's op-ed, education, analysis and Saturday features sections. Most recently he edited The Jewish Chronicle.

His recent speaking engagements have taken in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Geneva, Moscow and Shanghai, on topics ranging from the future of luxury brands to the new rules of business in a mobile-internet age. Recent TV appearances include BBC Newsnight, BBC Breakfast News and Channel 4 News; radio appearances include Radio 4's Today Programme and The Media Show.