About David McClelland
Hello, I’m David McClelland. I talk and write about technology on television, on the internet, sometimes in person too.
I champion consumer rights as resident technology expert on BBC One Rip Off Britain; I am co-host of Planet of the Apps, the top mobile technology and app show on the telly broadcasting on Challenge TV and Virgin Media in the UK as well as to over 40 territories internationally; I also pop up on the likes of ITV, Channel 4 News, Bloomberg or CNN giving my take on breaking technology news stories.
I’m a regular for The Gadget Show Live hosting The HUB Theatre at the inaugural London show, producing shows such as World’s Coolest Cameras and Smartphone Creativity, and championing inventors and their inventions as host of the GSL British Inventor of the Year.
My other live work includes hosting, speaking or moderating at conferences including Technology Entrepreneurs Week, Meet the Future, RE.WORK Technology, IT Leaders’ Forum, British American Business and the Insight Technology Show.
Online I write and present Fast Forward, a regular show investigating and unearthing future technologies for O2 Guru TV; I’ve also been the trusted face and voice of brands including Adobe, Audi, ASUS, Tech City and Qualcomm.
As a journalist I’m a Consulting Editor at Computing and have contributed to titles including CNET, Wired and Computer Weekly, as well as online for O2, TotalJobs and the NCT.
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, August 2014.