About Martin

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With a particular interest in European startups, apps and the constant evolution of digital media, Martin Bryant is Editor in Chief at The Next Web.

He has contributed comment and analysis on technology news to TV and radio shows such as BBC Breakfast (BBC One), You & Yours (BBC Radio 4), Newshour (BBC World Service) and Good Morning Wales (BBC Radio Wales), plus The Independent and the Channel 4 News website.

Based in Manchester, UK he co-founded the city’s Social Media Cafe events that helped kickstart a lively cross-discipline digital community in the city. More recently, he has become part of the founding team behind TechHub Manchester. He is also a member of Manchester Digital‘s council.

A Broadcasting graduate, he is well-versed in the British media industry and moved into the online media industry after having worked in education, helping children learn TV and radio skills.