Henry Pickavet

Henry Pickavet is the Editorial Director at TechCrunch.

Prior to joining TechCrunch, Henry had a hand in a number of online and print publications, including InternetNews.com as chief copy editor and Government Technology Magazine as managing editor. He also did a stint in Sydney as group editor of RBI Australia’s manufacturing group, which is when he also developed an affinity (a love, really) for cricket.

He has a bachelor’s in English from California State University, Chico, and a master’s in Liberal Studies from the New School for Social Research in New York.

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Latest from Henry Pickavet

  • Here are all the panels from TechCrunch Sessions: Justice

    Here are all the panels from TechCrunch Sessions: Justice

    The conversation around diversity in tech persists. One effect of this has been the creation of executive positions designed to oversee a company’s approach to inclusion. That’s great. However, it has also resulted in the dilution of the word “diversity” and subsequent backlash in Silicon Valley and beyond. And yet, the tech industry is primed to not only model… Read More

  • Judah vs. the Machines: For when you can’t bring yourself to go shopping

    Judah vs. the Machines: For when you can’t bring yourself to go shopping

    You’d be forgiven if you can’t be bothered to drag yourself to the store to shop for shoes and clothes and things. The internet is there for you, after all. But if you don’t know what you want? Well, I guess there is an app for that. In this episode, Friedlander, a self-described shoe expert because he “has feet,” tries to be better at shopping than an app… Read More

  • 2017 Crunchies: TechCrunch Include Award

    TechCrunch Include Crunchie Award goes to Project Include

    Project Include set out in 2016 to change the way the tech industry approaches diversity. Rather than identify underrepresented groups that are often the target of unfair hiring practices or the victims of discrimination on the job, the organization is attempting to teach CEOs and their teams how to foster environments of inclusion. The 10th Annual Crunchies Award winner of the TechCrunch… Read More

  • The death of ‘Internet’

    The death of ‘Internet’

    On April 2, the folks responsible for the entries in the Associated Press Stylebook announced that the word “Internet” will no longer be uppercased, thus breaking my heart and making some of our writers very happy. Read More

  • Meet The People Vying For The Founder Of The Year Crunchie For 2015

    Meet The People Vying For The Founder Of The Year Crunchie For 2015

    The 9th Annual Crunchies are almost upon us. On February 8, luminaries from some of the best and brightest startups around will descend upon San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House to take part in an event that’s best described as the Oscars of startups and technology. And now it’s time to take a look at the Founder of the Year nominees. Read More

  • Introducing The TC Network And Editorial Calendar Crunch Network

    Introducing The TC Network And Editorial Calendar

    The Internet has always been about experimentation, collaboration and communication. It was designed┬áto erase the physical and intellectual boundaries that separate us by making communication effortless and nearly instantaneous. At its core, that vision of collaboration remains very much a part of the connected experience. Here at TechCrunch, we share that notion of collaboration and open… Read More

  • Gina Bianchini On Leaning In So Hard You Fall Flat On Your Face

    Gina Bianchini On Leaning In So Hard You Fall Flat On Your Face

    LeanIn.org, the community website dedicated to women (and men) leaning into their ambitions, recently launched in conjunction with today’s release of Sheryl Sandberg’s conversation-sparking book Lean In. LeanIn.org co-founder Gina Bianchini, who is also the CEO of Mightybell and an advisor to the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University, says her inspiration… Read More