Wall Street Journal technology editor Jonathan Krim sent out the following announcement on Wednesday:
We are delighted to announce that Spencer Ante will be joining the technology team as a senior special writer, based in New York. In this newly created role, Spencer will be the driving force behind a new digital product, the details of which will be coming soon. He will also spend some of his time covering enterprise tech, in conjunction with the bureau in San Francisco.
Spencer moves over to us from the corporate bureau, where he has served as a deputy editor and writer since 2010. Prior to joining the Journal, Spencer spent many years in finance and tech reporting, including stints at Bloomberg, Business Week magazine, TheStreet.com, Wired and PC World.
Spencer got his undergraduate degree in business from Indiana University, and a masters in journalism from UC Berkeley.
He is the author of Creative Capital: Georges Doriot and the Birth of Venture Capital, published in 2008, and is a veteran of the Wall Street Journal’s softball team.
Please join us in congratulating Spencer