Daniel Roth is a WIRED magazine senior writer, based out of New York.
For over a decade, Roth has written for the top business magazines in the country, focusing mainly on the business of innovation. Starting in 2006, Roth was a founding member of Condé Nast Portfolio. Before that he spent eight years as a senior writer and editor at Fortune Magazine, penning features about the world's most powerful businesses and business people-and the creative entrepreneurs who aim to unseat them. From 2002 to 2004, Roth served as Fortune's tech editor, overseeing all of the IT coverage, as well as the magazine's bureaus in Austin, Palo Alto, and San Francisco.
Between 1996 and 1998, Roth was a reporter for Forbes. He got his start in journalism at the Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, North Carolina.
In 2005, Roth's story on following the creators of Skype was named Best Story on Entrepreneurship at the 2005 Business Journalist of the Year Awards. His piece on the founder of BitTorrent was included in the 2006 edition of the Best American Science and Nature Writing.
He has a B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University.
Roth is married and lives in New York with his wife, Lisa Fingeret Roth, and sons Jack and Leo. He is originally from Louisville, KY.