Henry Pickavet

Henry Pickavet

Editorial Director

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.

The Latest from Henry Pickavet

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Without further ado, it brings us great pleasure to introduce you to CTRL+T, a new podcast hosted by TechCrunch Reporter Megan Rose Dickey and Editorial Director Henry Pickavet. On this week’s e

Episode 3 of ‘Bubbleproof’ sets out to disrupt venture

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The TechCrunch Podcast: Silicon Valley’s low emotional EQ and, no, not Zuck for president

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The TechCrunch Podcast: Bicycles, e-Bikes and the slow-burn disruption of cities

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Announcing the new TechCrunch Podcast

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Here are all the panels from TechCrunch Sessions: Justice

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The death of ‘Internet’

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

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