Ed is the editor-in-chief of Semiconductor Engineering. He is a technology industry veteran, frequent moderator, and speaker in Silicon Valley. Sperling is a former contributing editor at Forbes, where he wrote nearly 200 articles about business and technology issues affecting IT and CIOs. He was previously editor in chief of Electronic News and Electronic Business, and before that he held top editorial positions at Ziff-Davis and CMP Publications. Prior to that, he was a daily newspaper investigative reporter covering crime and corruption.