Edward Cone is Editorial Director and Technology Practice Lead for Thought Leadership at Oxford Economics. He joined the firm in 2012, after more than two decades as a business and technology journalist based in New York, Paris, and North Carolina, including stints as an editor and writer at various Ziff Davis magazines (CIO Insight, Baseline), a contributing editor at Wired, and a staff writer at Forbes. Ed also wrote a weekly newspaper opinion column in his hometown of Greensboro, NC, authored a semi-popular blog, and was a frequent speaker and organizer at new media conferences across the country. Honors for his work include the 2020 Rybczynski Prize, awarded for the best essay on economics by Society of Professional Economists. He has a BA from Haverford College.