Mathew Ingram is senior writer at Fortune.com, where he writes about the intersection of technology and the media, as well as web culture and related issues. Prior to joining Fortune in 2015, he was a senior writer at the San Francisco-based online media company Gigaom, where he covered the evolution of new and old media, as well as the rise of social networking leaders such as Twitter and Facebook.
Before joining Gigaom, Mathew spent 15 years as a reporter and columnist at The Globe and Mail. He was one of the paper’s first technology writers, covering the investment implications of the web from 1995 onward, and he was also the paper’s first blogger and then its first social-media editor. He helped develop and implement the newspaper’s online and social-media strategy.
Mathew’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and The New Zealand Herald, as well as on Bloomberg and Yahoo, and he has advised a number of leading media outlets in both Canada and the U.S. on their digital and social-media strategy.