Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Kara Swisher | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Technology Columnist, Recode Decode Podcast host, Business Trends Expert
Washington
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Kara Swisher | Speaker Biography

Co-founder of Recode and Code Conference co-executive producer
Renowned technology journalist for The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times
Host of the Sway podcast and co-host of the Pivot podcast

Kara Swisher is a prominent American journalist known for her technology, innovation, business, media, and journalism expertise. She is considered Silicon Valley's most powerful tech journalist and has an extensive background in the industry. 

Kara is the co-founder of Recode and the co-executive producer of the Code Conference. She has also written for reputable publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. 

Kara's career in journalism began after she completed her education in journalism at Columbia University. She worked for the Washington City Paper and later landed an internship with The Washington Post, where she impressed the organization with her skills and was hired full-time. 

In 1997, Kara joined The Wall Street Journal and gained acclaim for her column, Boom Town, which focused on the companies and culture of Silicon Valley. She partnered with Walt Mossberg to launch the All Things Digital Conference and the blog AllThingsD.com, which featured prominent tech moguls such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Larry Ellison. 

Currently, Kara hosts the podcast Sway, where she interviews notable figures such as Sacha Baron Cohen and Apple CEO Tim Cook. She also contributes to the New York Times Opinion section and co-hosts the Pivot podcast. Kara is a published author with books like "aol.com: How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Netheads and Made Millions in the War for the Web" and "There Must Be a Pony in Here Somewhere: The AOL Time Warner Debacle and the Quest for a Digital Future." 

Due to her expertise and extensive experience in the media and tech industries, Kara is a sought-after speaker for corporate and public events. She knows the web's major players, policies, and internet issues. Kara has spoken on various topics, including Facebook's amplification of hate and Twitter and Facebook banning Donald Trump. 

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Booking Kara Swisher offers your team or business unparalleled insights from Silicon Valley's most influential tech journalist. Her deep understanding of technology, media, and innovation, combined with firsthand experiences with industry giants, will provide unique perspectives and actionable knowledge. Kara's engaging storytelling and expertise will inspire and equip your audience to navigate the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

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