As the new head of editorial at Google Cloud, Quentin Hardy writes about the technology and impact of cloud computing, both inside Google and for other publications. Starting his career as an international publisher, he had previously worked as Deputy Technology Editor at The New York Times, National Editor at Forbes, and a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, having written about many diverse topics. One of his articles, titled “Hope and Profit in Africa”, received an Overseas Press Club award.
He frequently appears on television and moderates panels at The World Affairs Council and The Computer History Museum. One of his more well-known panels is called “Programming the System of the World: The Industrial Internet of Things”, where they discussed the advances in new technologies and how they will change the world. Not only that, but he also has degrees from Kenyon College, The School of Oriental and African Studies, and Columbia University, where he was awarded a Knight-Begahot Fellowship in 1955.