In 2021 Zoe Kleinman was appointed to the prestigious role of the BBC’s first ever Technology Editor. With over 20 years broadcasting experience, Zoe has spent most of her career as a specialist presenter and reporter covering all areas of the tech agenda.
From gadgets and games to cybersecurity and artificial intelligence, she makes tech news accessible to a mainstream audience of millions across national and international BBC Radio, TV and online outlets including Radio 4’s Today programme, BBC World TV and the UK’s most watched news shows.
Zoe has raced drones in the Nevada desert, taken a backseat drive in a driverless car, spent the night in a house full of robots and climbed Mount Everest in Virtual Reality.
She’s reported on the highs and lows of Bitcoin, the gender bias in Silicon Valley, Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, and her exclusive reports about the parents whose children accidentally spend thousands of pounds inside video and mobile games was discussed by politicians and led to a parliamentary committee hearing on gaming and gambling.
Zoe’s wider journalistic skills are hugely respected across the BBC and in 2020 Zoe was asked to work as a senior journalist on the BBC News team covering the Covid-19 pandemic.
A confident and entertaining speaker who is in demand as a host, chair, panellist and lecturer, Zoe’s expertise and knowledge of the tech sector is brought to life by her engaging style. Her networking skills and ability to engage with people from all walks of life ensure many repeat bookings.
Past clients have included:
Open Data Institute – Fireside chat with Sir Tim Berners Lee and Nigel Shadbolt
Royal Institution – Hosting internet pioneer Vint Cerf
Utility Week Live – Keynote Speaker
Digital Transformation Live – Keynote Speaker and interview with Hannah Fry
Evcom – Keynote Speaker and interview with Sir Martin Sorrell
Fintech Connect – Conference host
Computing Magazine – Cyber Security Festival host