David Berlind

Editor in Chief, Programmable Web



Speaker Bio

David Berlind is an award-winning journalist whose career spans 25 years dating back to 1991 when he started reviewing technology for PC Week. He was the editor-in-chief at Windows Sources, the editorial director at Computer Shopper, and executive editor at CNET.com. In 2008, David joined UBM Tech Media as a part of that company's acquisition of Mass Events Labs – a conference production company he founded in 2006 that among other events, produced the API and developer focused event Mashup Camp. There at UBM, he served as the company's Chief Content Officer until 2013 when he returned to the API economy and joined ProgrammableWeb as its editor-in-chief.

David oversees all aspects of the site's evolution and writes regularly about matters concerning both API providers and software developers who consume APIs in their wares. David has appeared on international media such as CNN, CNBC, the Charlie Rose Show, NPR, the BBC, the Economist, and FOX. For a hearing held in 2016, David was called upon by the Office of the National Coordinator within the US Federal Government's Department of Health and Human Services to testify on the realities of API security.