Jon Fortt

CNBC "TechCheck" Co-Anchor, CNBC

Biography

Jon Fortt is co-anchor of CNBC’s bi-coastal tech-focused program “TechCheck” (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET/8AM-9AM PT). Previously, he co-anchored CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” and prior served as an on-air editor based at CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Fortt joined CNBC as technology correspondent in July 2010, working from CNBC’s Silicon Valley bureau where he covered the companies, start-ups and trends that are driving innovation in the industry. Fortt is the creator of Fortt Knox (https://www.youtube.com/forttknox), a digital show he launched in 2016 that features in-depth 1:1 interviews with founders, CEOs and innovators. In 2020, he created The Black Experience in America: The Course (https://forttmedia.com), an online resource for exploring history and culture. Fortt came to CNBC from Fortune magazine, where as a senior writer he covered both large technology companies— such as Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft—and trends, including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution. Before joining Fortune in 2007, Fortt was a senior editor at Business 2.0 magazine where he produced the “What Works” section. From 1999 to 2006, Fortt wrote and edited at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley’s hometown newspaper. There he contributed to several efforts that won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. Fortt graduated from DePauw University as a Media Fellow, with a B.A. in English.

Speaker Sessions

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North American Executive Experience

Join PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada, CNBC’s Jon Fortt, and Discovery CIO Dave Duvall for a candid conversation about how digital transformation is affecting every aspect of business, and the way we work. Jon and Jennifer will share insights on how organizations are managing everything from automation to hybrid work. Dave will then share insights on how Discovery is managing the most complex Olympics presentation in history while launching Discovery Plus streaming and executing a massive merger, all while using AIOps to guarantee a seamless customer experience at every level.

North American Executive Experience

Join PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada, CNBC’s Jon Fortt, and Discovery CIO Dave Duvall for a candid conversation about how digital transformation is affecting every aspect of business, and the way we work. Jon and Jennifer will share insights on how organizations are managing everything from automation to hybrid work. Dave will then share insights on how Discovery is managing the most complex Olympics presentation in history while launching Discovery Plus streaming and executing a massive merger, all while using AIOps to guarantee a seamless customer experience at every level.