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David Gewirtz

For more than 20 years, David Gewirtz has analyzed current, historical, and emerging issues and has written more than 600 articles relating to technology, competitiveness, and policy. He is the Editor-in-Chief of ZATZ Publishing, an independent digital magazine and book publisher.

David is a former professor of computer science, has lectured at Princeton, Berkeley, UCLA, and Stanford, and has been awarded the prestigious Sigma Xi Research Award in Engineering. He is the author of four books including Where Have All The Emails Gone? and The Flexible Enterprise and is a member of the International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals

Earlier in his career, he held the unusual title of “Godfather” at Apple, was an executive at Symantec, and served on the board of the Software Entrepreneurs Forum (now SDForum) in the heart of Silicon Valley.

David is the creator of ZENPRESS, a breakthrough technology for Internet magazine production. He is also the lead developer of the MySQL and SQLite database extensions for the open-source Frontier Kernel project and has designed embedded database technology used by more than 2,000 companies, universities, and government agencies.

An accomplished author and photographer, David's commentaries on technology, industry, and emerging nations have been broadcast into more than 40 countries (all in their own unique translations) by Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty.



Are political journalists falling prey to technological misdirection?
COMMENTARY | April 11, 2008
An information technology expert suggests five important points journalists are overlooking when it comes to the missing White House e-mails.

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