Mathew Ingram

Senior Writer, Fortune


Senior Writer



Mathew Ingram is senior writer at, where he primarily writes about the intersection of technology and the media, as well as web culture and related issues. Prior to joining  Fortune in 2015, he was a senior writer at the San Francisco-based media site Gigaom, where he covered the evolution of new and old media, as well as social networking leaders such as Twitter and Facebook.

Before joining Gigaom, Mathew spent 15 years as a reporter and columnist at the Globe and Mail, a national newspaper based in Toronto, where he wrote about about everything from Research In Motion and Nortel Networks to the oil and gas industry. He was one of the paper’s first technology writers, covering the investment implications of the web from 1995 onward.

After working as an investment reporter and a business columnist for the newspaper, Mathew became the Globe's first online columnist in 2000, and later also became its first blogger. After writing about the rebirth of Apple and the rise of Google and Facebook, Mathew was named the paper’s first social-media editor, where he developed and implemented the Globe's social and community strategy.

Mathew's writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post and the New Zealand Herald, as well as on Bloomberg and Yahoo, and he has advised a number of leading media outlets in both Canada and the U.S. on their digital and social-media strategy.

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