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Dan Ackerman Biography
Dan Ackerman is an American former radio DJ turned journalist and Senior Managing Editor at leading technology news website CNET. He leads a team covering the vast computer industry and writes about hot-button consumer technology topics, from virtual reality to cybersecurity. Dan appears regularly as the in-house tech expert on CBS This Morning.
His 2016 non-fiction business history book, The Tetris Effect (Hachette/PublicAffairs), covers a tangled web of software licensing deals in the Cold War Soviet Union, and has earned rave reviews from the New York Times, Fortune, LA Review of Books, and many other publications.
Dan Ackerman Age
Dan was born on March 13, 1974, he is 45 years old as of 2019.
Dan Ackerman Wife
Ackerman is married to Libe Goad a technology and video game journalist. currently the Editor-in-Chief of AOL’s GameDaily.com video game Web site and a semi-regular TV talking head on CNBC and other stations. Formerly, she was a Senior Writer at PCMag.com and Web Editor for Sync magazine for Ziff Davis. She is also the co-founder of GameGal.com, an early influential Web site for girl gamers. Goad is married to Dan Ackerman of CNET Networks, and their joint Web site is dedicated to their work covering technology, games and gadgets. She also appeared on a web show called “Play Value” Along with her husband and other people in the video gaming industry. The show talked about the history of gaming such as “The Rise of Atari”, or “The Death of The Arcade”.Dan Ackerman Photo
Dan Ackerman CNET.Com
Currently Dan is a senior editor at CNET.com and a regular TV talking head on outlets such as G4TV, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and CNBC. Ackerman co-hosted CNET’s weekly Digital City and CNET Labcasts video podcast. Previously, Ackerman was the editor-in-chief of Clubplanet.com from 2001 to 2006, and a senior editor at UGO.com from 1999 to 2001. He has released four albums on the Helper Monkey Records label, including 2008’s “Tales Out of Night School” and 2012’s “The Futurist”. He also appeared on a web show called “Play Value” Along with his Wife and other people in the video gaming industry. The show talked about the history of gaming such as “The Rise of Atari”, or “The Death of The Arcade”.