David Berlind



Symposium Roles
Speaker/Panelist 2018
Panels Participated in
Platforms & APIs: How to Cut Costs, Raise Revenues & Boost Market Cap (2018)

David Berlind is an award-winning journalist whose career spans over 25 years dating back to 1991 when he started reviewing technology for PC Week. He was the editor in chief at Windows Sources, the editorial director at Computer Shopper, and executive editor at CNET.com. In 2008, Mr. Berlind joined UBM Tech Media as a part of that company’s acquisition of Mass Events Labs, a conference production company he founded in 2006 that among other events, produced the API and developer focused international event Mashup Camp. There at UBM, he served as the company’s Chief Content Officer until 2013 when he returned to the API economy and joined ProgrammableWeb as its editor-in- chief.

Mr. Berlind has appeared on international media such as CNN, CNBC, the Charlie Rose Show, NPR, the BBC, FOX, and The Economist. For a hearing held in 2016, he was called upon by the Office of the National Coordinator within the US Federal Government’s Department of Health and Human Services to testify on the realities of API security.