Jon Fortt is co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Alley" (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, he was an on-air editor based at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Fortt joined CNBC as technology correspondent in July 2010, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau where he covered the companies, start-ups and trends that are driving innovation in the industry. He also contributes to CNBC.com.
He came to CNBC from Fortune magazine, where as a senior writer he covered both large technology companies— such as Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft—and trends, including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution.
Before joining Fortune in 2007, Fortt was a senior editor at Business 2.0magazine where he produced the "What Works" section.
From 1999 to 2006, Fortt wrote and edited at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley's hometown newspaper. There he contributed to several efforts that won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
As a personal technology writer, his coverage duties included Apple, Palm and Adobe. He also served in roles outside the business department, covering education, editing local news and developing technology strategy. As the newspaper's senior Web editor, he helped develop a blog and podcast network, managed the creation of multimedia projects and served on the board of the Associated Press Managing Editors.
Fortt graduated from DePauw University as a Media Fellow, with a B.A. in English.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports as online personal shopping company Stitch Fix's opens trading on the Nasdaq.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports ahead of online personal shopping company Stitch Fix's opening trade on the Nasdaq.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on his conversation with Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on General Electric's cloud technology as well as the future for artificial intelligence.
CNBC's Jon Fortt takes a look at the partnership between Intel and Advanced Micro Devices for a laptop chip to take on rival Nvidia.
CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in on the likelihood that Broadcom will actually make an offer to take over Qualcomm.
The iPhone X hits the market today with a starting price of $999, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Ed Lee, Recode; Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki; Angelo Zino, CFRA Research; and Stephanie Link, TIAA Investments, discuss Apple's big beat as well as strong first quarter guidance. CNBC’s Jon Fortt weighs in.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on comments from Qualcomm CEO Steven Mollenkopf after the company's earnings beat.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the quarterly earnings for Qualcomm.
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