Dan Farber is vice president of editorial at CNET Networks (www.cnet.com) and editor-in-chief of ZDNet (www.zdnet.com). Dan has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist covering technology. He joined ZDNet in 1996, and led the development of ZDNet's worldwide network of more than 70 technology-focused sites. ZDNet has won numerous awards, including being voted Best Overall Online Site by the Computer Press Association. At CNET, Dan led the development of the company's IT-focused content, products, and services, including the acquisition of TechRepublic (www.techrepublic.com).
Prior to joining ZDNet, Dan served as vice president and editor-in-chief at Ziff-Davis' flagship computing news publications, PC Week and MacWeek. He was also a founding editor at MacWorld and part of the editorial staffs of PC World and PC Magazine. Dan has consistently ranked as one of the most influential web journalists, according to Technology Marketing Magazine's Media Influencers Report, which ranks influential technology journalists in a range of categories. He is based in San Francisco.