Huang named Xconomy editor in chief as Buderi becomes chairman
Gregory T. Huang has been named the editor in chief of Xconomy.
Founder, chief executive officer and previous editor in chief Bob Buderi is now chairman of the innovation and entrepreneurship news website.
Huang is a veteran journalist who has covered a wide range of science, technology and business stories. As editor in chief, he oversees daily news, features, and events across Xconomy’s national network.
Before joining Xconomy in 2008, he was a features editor at New Scientist magazine, where he edited and wrote articles on physics, technology and neuroscience. Previously he was senior writer at MIT Technology Review, where he reported on emerging technologies, research and development, and advances in computing, robotics, and applied physics.
His writing has also appeared in Wired, Nature, and The Atlantic Monthly’s website. He was named a New York Times professional fellow in 2003.
He is the co-author of “Guanxi” (Simon & Schuster, 2006), about Microsoft in China and the global competition for talent and technology. Before becoming a journalist, he did research at MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Lab. He has published 20 papers in scientific journals and conferences and spoken on innovation at Adobe, Amazon, eBay, Google, HP, Microsoft, Yahoo, and other organizations.
He has a Master’s and Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.