Larry Magid

Larry Magid (he/him)


He is CEO of, writes a weekly column for the San Jose Mercury News, and regularly for He is the host of the twice-weekly ConnectSafely Report for CBS News Radio and a frequent technology analyst on BBC’s World News television and World Service Radio along with local and network stations across the U.S. and around the world. He served for 20 years as the on-air technology analyst for CBS News and host of the popular CBS show, Eye on Tech.

He’s been a contributor to the New York Times and was, for 19 years, a syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times with columns appearing in the Washington Post and numerous other papers around the world.

He has written several books including the best-selling Little PC Book and Larry Magid’s Guide to the New Digital Highways.

Larry served on the Obama Administration’s Online Technology Working Group and the Harvard Law School Berkman Center’s Internet Safety Technology Task Force and the board of directors of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and advisory boards of PBS Kids, Internet Congressional Caucus and Family Online Safety Institute as well as safety advisory boards for Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Twitter, Comcast and Roblox. He has a doctor of education degree from the University of Massachusetts and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley

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