Kurt Wagner has been a business and tech journalist since 2012 and was previously reporting for Mashable.
He also covered general tech and Silicon Valley news in his first job as a tech reporter with Fortune magazine, based in San Francisco.
Originally from the Seattle area, Kurt graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in communication and political science. He served as editor-in-chief of The Santa Clara, the university newspaper, for two years.
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