Damon Darlin was named technology editor for The New York Times in May 2007. Mr. Darlin joined The Times in August 2005 as a West Coast correspondent and “Your Money” columnist.
Previously, Mr. Darlin was senior editor at Business 2.0 since 2002, where he began as executive editor in 2000. From 1997 to 2000, he was assistant managing editor and managing editor at U.S. News & World Report. Before that, he was senior editor at Forbes Magazine since 1993.
Mr. Darlin was the Seoul bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal from 1989 to 1992. Previously, he was a Tokyo correspondent for that paper since 1986. He was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph-Herald in Cleveland, Detroit and Dubuque from 1980 to 1986. He began his career in 1979 as a reporter for the St. Cloud Daily News in Minnesota.
Born in Detroit on Nov. 29, 1956, Mr. Darlin received a B.A. degree in American history from the University of Chicago in 1979. He is married and enjoys cooking, restoring old houses and movies.