About David McClelland
Hello, I’m David McClelland. I talk, write and report about technology on television, on the internet and in person.
On television I’ve championed consumer rights as BBC One Rip Off Britain‘s resident telecoms and technology expert since 2012; I co-host of Planet of the Apps, TV’s top mobile technology and app show on Challenge TV; I regularly pop up on the likes of ITV Good Morning Britain, Channel 4 News, BBC News Channel, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5live and CNN giving my take on breaking technology news stories.
As a journalist I write for titles including The Metro, International Business Times, Wired, Computer Weekly, TechRadar and CNET.
Since 2010 I’ve been part of The Gadget Show Live as host of The HUB Theatre reviewing the latest in wearable technology or smartphones and tablets, as well as producing shows such as World’s Coolest Cameras and Smartphone Creativity; I’ve also championing inventors and their inventions as host of the GSL British Inventor of the Year.
A professional of the Chartered Institute for IT, I began my career in technology in the mid-‘90s at Reuters in London. In a career taking me around the world I’ve worked on major projects with blue-chip financial services corporations, local and central government and even the defence industry.
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London, Setpember 2015.