Jon Fortt is co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Alley" (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, he was an on-air editor based at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Fortt joined CNBC as technology correspondent in July 2010, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau where he covered the companies, start-ups and trends that are driving innovation in the industry. He also contributes to CNBC.com.
He came to CNBC from Fortune magazine, where as a senior writer he covered both large technology companies— such as Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft—and trends, including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution.
Before joining Fortune in 2007, Fortt was a senior editor at Business 2.0magazine where he produced the "What Works" section.
From 1999 to 2006, Fortt wrote and edited at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley's hometown newspaper. There he contributed to several efforts that won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
As a personal technology writer, his coverage duties included Apple, Palm and Adobe. He also served in roles outside the business department, covering education, editing local news and developing technology strategy. As the newspaper's senior Web editor, he helped develop a blog and podcast network, managed the creation of multimedia projects and served on the board of the Associated Press Managing Editors.
Fortt graduated from DePauw University as a Media Fellow, with a B.A. in English.
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Steven Milunovich, UBS; Cathie Wood, Ark Invest, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss the outlook on tech stocks and whether the sector presents a buying opportunity for investors.
Re/code's Executive Editor Kara Swisher, provides perspective on news one of Yahoo's mobile entrepreneurs is leaving, and LinkedIn's weak guidance for the full year.
Discussing the health of the IPO market, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Joe Londsdale, data analytics firm Palantir founder, and venture capital firm Formation 8 partner.
LinkedIn reported profit and revenue beat estimates, but a weak forecast for the rest of the year is bringing pain to the stock, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Joe Londsdale, data analytics firm Palantir founder, and venture capital firm Formation 8 partner.
Where shareholders should focus in Alphabet's earnings, with Nilay Patel, The Verge editor-in-chief, and Channing Smith, Capital Advisors.
Alphabet led the tech earnings with a big beat, so what can investors expect from Yahoo's profits. Colin Gillis, BGC Partners technology analyst, says you have to have a view on Alibaba if you want to own Yahoo.
A preview of the Superbowl game, and the marketing appeal of individual players like Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton, with NFL agent Leigh Steinberg.
Discussing growth in the sport of football, and the business around it, and a preview of the Superbowl game, with NFL agent Leigh Steinberg.
Former Daily Mail North America CEO Jon Steinberg looks ahead to Alphabet's earnings announcement, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Jim Cramer said Mark Zuckerberg is a "big thinker," citing his push for live video, virtual reality and messenger chatbots.
Amazon re-asserted its dominance in the cloud, posting better-than-expected Amazon Web Services sales.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has almost completed a new book, which will focus on healing from grief, Recode reports.
Microsoft said it would cut about 2,850 more jobs over the next 12 months, for total planned job cuts of 4,700, or about 4 percent of its workforce.