Full Name
Mat Honan
Job Title
Editor in Chief
MIT Technology Review
Brief Biography
Mat Honan is the editor in chief at MIT Technology Review. Mat leads the editorial direction for the entire MIT Technology Review portfolio, including the website, podcasts, newsletters, and print magazine, as well as new platforms and formats under development.

Mat joined MIT Technology Review from BuzzFeed News, where he was an executive editor and launched the BuzzFeed News tech desk, San Francisco bureau, and the company’s Open Lab for Technology, Journalism and the Arts. His teams there published impactful, hard-hitting journalism and won multiple awards including the Polk, Livingston, Mirror, and 2021 Pulitzer Prize.

A former WIRED magazine columnist and senior writer, Honan has covered the tech industry for more than 20 years in publications such as Popular Science, The National Journal, Macworld, and Gizmodo. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, NBC Dateline, NPR Morning Edition, NOVA, and the PBS NewsHour, among others. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, children, and dog.
Mat Honan