Founder and editorial director, Sifted
John co-founded Sifted in 2018 with the ambition of it becoming the "voice" of Europe's startup community. He remains Sifted's editorial director and has a particular fascination in artificial intelligence and quantum computing. He is also the Innovation editor of the Financial Times, where he writes a weekly award-winning column on the impact of technology and hosts the Tech Tonic podcast. In a 30-year career at the FT, John has been deputy editor, news editor, European edition editor, and bureau chief in both Paris and Moscow.