Robert Hackett
ReporterFortune
Robert Hackett is a reporter at Fortune, where he covers technology, business, security, and more. Robert writes for the magazine and website, and appears regularly on video series, such as Fortune Tech Debate and Fortune Live. He is the founder of Cyber Saturday, a weekend edition of the tech newsletter Data Sheet, where he writes a weekly column.

Hackett has moderated fireside chats and panels at the RSA security conference in San Francisco, the Money20/20 finance conference in Las Vegas, and Fortune Brainstorm Tech in Aspen, on subjects ranging from digital disruption, blockchain technology, and cryptocurrency to geopolitics, hacking, and artificial intelligence. He has appeared as a guest on radio programs such as WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show.

Before joining Fortune, Robert served in various roles at Nautilus magazine, TED Conferences, and Johnson & Johnson. His work has appeared on Time, Vice Motherboard, VentureBeat, Entrepreneur, Nautilus, Chemical & Engineering News, and elsewhere.

Robert Hackett earned a double major in Chemistry & Chemical Biology and English at Cornell University, and a double minor in Science & Technology Studies and History. He completed graduate school at Columbia Journalism School.