Larry Magid, EdD, is CEO of ConnectSafely.org and a veteran technology journalist. He writes a weekly column for the San Jose Mercury News and is the host of the twice-weekly ConnectSafely Report for CBS News Radio and a frequent quest on national and local TV and radio programs in the US and UK. He served for 20 years as the on-air technology analyst for CBS News and host of the popular CBS show, Eye on Tech
He’s been a contributor to the New York Times and was, for 20 years, a syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times with columns appearing in the Washington Post and numerous other papers around the world and has appeared on Good Morning America, the Today Show and CBS This Morning.
He has written several books including the best-selling Little PC Book and Larry Magid’s Guide to the New Digital Highways and has written or co-written numerous online safety guides.
Larry served on the Obama Administration’s Online Technology Working Group and the Harvard Law School Berkman Center’s Internet Safety Technology Task Force and the board of directors of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and advisory boards of PBS Kids, Internet Congressional Caucus and Family Online Safety Institute as well as safety advisory councils for Meta, Google, Snapchat, Twitter, Comcast and Roblox. He has a doctor of education degree from the University of Massachusetts and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley.