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Like most overnight sensations, Robert Cringely spent more than 20 years working to become the nerd he is today.

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 Robert X Cringely Biography

Robert Cringely, a best-selling author, columnist, futurist, and PBS personality was only the 12th employee at Apple Computer back in 1977. After Apple, Robert Cringely taught for several years at Stanford University before becoming the high-tech gossip columnist for InfoWorld, a trade paper read each week by more than 600,000 computer professionals.

It was at InfoWorld that Robert Cringely fine-tuned the 3,309 entries in his Rolodex that make him "the man with his finger on the very latest on the high tech scene." He has become a household name throughout the industry, where he has long since been known for his wit, insight, and irreverence. All of these qualities were evident in his 1992 national best-seller Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition and Still Can't Get a Date. Accidental Empires became the basis for Triumph of the Nerds, the highly acclaimed, three-hour miniseries that was a runaway success for PBS in 1996 and has been seen in more than 30 countries.

Robert Cringely’s show NerdTV, which premiered in 2003, is a weekly interview program distributed by PBS purely over the Internet - a first for any TV network. He is also the host of the PBS documentary titled Electric Money, which took him to financial capitals as well as remote islands around the world to report on the many impacts of e-commerce on mankind and its traditional monetary systems. This production aired on PBS in October 2001. Robert Cringely also hosted and helped produce other shows for PBS including 1998's, Plane Crazy, a three-hour series about aviation and human frailty; in 1999, Nerd's 2.0.1: A Brief History of The Internet and Y2K: The Winter of Our Disconnect?

Robert Cringely writes a weekly column on PBS Interactive and is the technology columnist for Inc. magazine. When he isn't writing, Robert Cringely is a well-known and popular speaker and runs his own high tech consulting business. His accomplishments are the result of the skillful blending of his journalistic and computer capabilities. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, Upside, Success, Worth, and many other magazines and newspapers.

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Robert X Cringely

Like most overnight sensations, Robert Cringely spent more than 20 years working to become the nerd he is today.

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Robert X Cringely Biography

Robert Cringely, a best-selling author, columnist, futurist, and PBS personality was only the 12th employee at Apple Computer back in 1977. After Apple, Robert Cringely taught for several years at Stanford University before becoming the high-tech gossip columnist for InfoWorld, a trade paper read each week by more than 600,000 computer professionals.

It was at InfoWorld that Robert Cringely fine-tuned the 3,309 entries in his Rolodex that make him "the man with his finger on the very latest on the high tech scene." He has become a household name throughout the industry, where he has long since been known for his wit, insight, and irreverence. All of these qualities were evident in his 1992 national best-seller Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition and Still Can't Get a Date. Accidental Empires became the basis for Triumph of the Nerds, the highly acclaimed, three-hour miniseries that was a runaway success for PBS in 1996 and has been seen in more than 30 countries.

Robert Cringely’s show NerdTV, which premiered in 2003, is a weekly interview program distributed by PBS purely over the Internet - a first for any TV network. He is also the host of the PBS documentary titled Electric Money, which took him to financial capitals as well as remote islands around the world to report on the many impacts of e-commerce on mankind and its traditional monetary systems. This production aired on PBS in October 2001. Robert Cringely also hosted and helped produce other shows for PBS including 1998's, Plane Crazy, a three-hour series about aviation and human frailty; in 1999, Nerd's 2.0.1: A Brief History of The Internet and Y2K: The Winter of Our Disconnect?

Robert Cringely writes a weekly column on PBS Interactive and is the technology columnist for Inc. magazine. When he isn't writing, Robert Cringely is a well-known and popular speaker and runs his own high tech consulting business. His accomplishments are the result of the skillful blending of his journalistic and computer capabilities. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, Upside, Success, Worth, and many other magazines and newspapers.

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  • How to book Robert X Cringely?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Robert X Cringely for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Robert X Cringely, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Robert X Cringely or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Robert X Cringely?

    Booking fees for Robert X Cringely, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Robert X Cringely, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Robert X Cringely?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Robert X Cringely for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Robert X Cringely for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Robert X Cringely or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Robert X Cringely or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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