John C. Dvorak: Co-Founder, Columnist at

Written by Gina Smith

You know John C. Dvorak. A legendary tech commentator, he’s co-founder and on the executive board of …

John C. Dvorak is co-founder of, chief columnist and board member.

You know John. He is a pioneer tech journalist of high order and his work has been licensed around the world since the 1980s. He writes at and hosts a series of weekly TV video podcasts at Previously a columnist for Forbes, Forbes Digital, PC World, Barrons, MacUser, PC/Computing, Smart Business and other magazines and newspapers, he was editor and consulting editor for Infoworld at its inceptions

John C. Dvorak columns have appeared in the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Philadelphia Enquirer, The San Francisco Examiner and the Vancouver Sun. Like Gina Smith, he was on the start-up team for CNET TV — and ZDTV, too. At ZDTV and TechT he hosted Silicon Spin — that was four years doing 1000 live and live-to-tape TV shows. John also was on public radio for 8 years. He’s written more than 4,000 tech articles and columns and is author of 14 books.

2004 Award winner of the American Business Editors Association’s national gold award for best online column of 2003. That was followed up by an unprecedented second national gold award from the ABEA in 2005, again for the best online column (for 2004). John won the Silver National Award for best magazine column in 2006.