David McClelland



David's mission is to untangle technology and make the web a safer place for everyone.

The friendly face of tech on television, David has been BBC Rip Off Britain's technology reporter and consumer champion for the last 10 series, and a regular on the ITV Good Morning Britain sofa giving his take on breaking technology news. He has led cybercrime investigations for BBC Watchdog and The One Show, helped viewers save cold hard cash as a reporter for BBC Right on the Money and co-hosted mobile tech show Planet of the Apps for Challenge TV.

David’s documentary work includes Troll Hunters for the BBC in which he joins YouTuber Em Ford to pick apart the psychology of online trolling (Chalkboard TV), and Sex, Lies & Online Affairs for Discovery in which he lifts the lid on the Ashley Madison affair, one of the most infamous hacks of all time (Mentorn TV). As a writer David has regular bylines with national newspapers and specialist titles, including Metro, Computer Weekly, International Business Times and Wired.

Prior to his career in the media David worked at the sharp end of the enterprise IT industry, consulting with firms including IBM, Reuters, Dell, Cable & Wireless and Bank of Tokyo as well as local and central government.

David is a popular event host and keynote speaker, facilitating conferences, awards, round tables, fireside chats and panels around the world for clients including BT, HSBC, Samsung, Adobe, SAP and IBM. He is also in-demand as a podcast host, recording with the likes of HSBC, Canon and Symantec.



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