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Josh Constine


Josh writes tech news and opinion for TechCrunch. He is an experienced public speaker, having moderated fireside chats and panels at over a dozen conferences including SXSW and TechCrunch Disrupt. He specializes in critical analysis of social and communication technologies. His goal is to bring readers deep insight into the ramifications of breaking news from startups and tech giants alike. His beats include Facebook, Google, social networks, advertising, music, dating, and social good. He loves writing in-depth launch profiles of new startups.

Constine's past on-stage interviews include Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, and a hilarious panel with founders of Rap Genius.

Prior to TechCrunch, Constine designed a Stanford University Master’s program in Cybersociology to study how humans interact through technology. He researched privacy, anonymity, meme popularity cycles, and how tech is changing interpersonal relationships. He currently lives and plays in the Mission district of San Francisco.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.