From the beginning of the search process we wanted an engaging veteran technology journalist with a deep understanding of open source and the overall technology landscape, and we believe we found it in Alex. We are very appreciative he agreed to work with us.
Mr. Williams is the founder and editor in chief of The New Stack. He’s a longtime technology journalist who did stints at TechCrunch, SiliconAngle, and what is now known as ReadWrite. He’s been a journalist since the late 1980s.
In his role as emcee he’ll introduce keynote speakers and oversee the Start-Up Pitch Competition, as well as emcee Featured Sessions on the Main Stage (Ballroom B) over both days.