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.
Visa CEO Alfred Kelly speaks with CNBC’s Jon Fortt about bitcoin transactions.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on his conversation with Visa CEO Alfred Kelly about the company's 401(k) match increase in the wake of tax reform.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Advanced Micro Devices chips are more likely to be vulnerable to a security flaw according to the company.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launching a venture capital fund that will invest $1 billion over 5 years.
Kazuo Hirai, Sony CEO, speaks with CNBC's Jon Fortt about the electronics giant's product announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show including phones, a robotic dog and image sensors.
Anthony Wood, Roku founder and CEO, speaks with CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Jon Fortt at the Consumer Electronics Show about the company's big announcements in voice technology, as well as competition and innovation in the streaming television space.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas about Intel CEO Brian Krzanich addressing the audience at the event about the company's security-flawed chips.
Harman CEO Dinesh Paliwal speaks to CNBC's Jon Fortt about the announcement of its next-generation digital cockpit for autos at the Consumer Electronics Show as well as the company's push into artificial intelligence and autonomous cars.
Advanced Micro Devices CEO Lisa Su speaks with CNBC's Jon Fortt about the current security risks around high-performance chips and how it is affecting the company and consumers.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Nvidia's partnerships with Uber and Volkswagen on self-driving cars.