50 Tech Influencers That Should Be on Your Twitter RadarOctober 22, 2015
Curiosity fuels Twitter. That’s because Twitter is the fast lane to breaking news from top influencers and niche insiders.
In fact, Twitter has grown so popular that there are almost as many active international twitter accounts as there are people living in the United States.
316M individuals and companies actively participate on Twitter, and as of October 2015, the U.S. population reached 322M.
If your radar is set to Tech, these people should be on your list.
- DarkReading: @DarkReading Connecting the Security Information Community. They tweet breaking news and information on IT security, helping information security pros manage the balance between data protection and user access. DarkReading.com
- Red Hat, Inc. @RedHatNews Official Red Hat Twitter account. Red Hat is great for DevOps, BigData, and Open Source fans.
- Palo Alto Networks @PaloAltoNtwks The next-generation security company. paloaltonetworks.com They have the talent chops to kick off something like Breach Prevention Week.
- GarWarner @GarWarner UAB Computer Forensics, Cybercrime investigations, Spam & Phishing Research, CTO of Malcovery Security – http://malcovery.com/ Gar tracks specific crimes and attacks.
- FortiGuard Labs @FortiGuardLabs FortiGuard Labs are the Threat Research division of Fortinet. http://www.fortiguard.com bit.ly/FortiGuardBlog
- Naked Security @NakedSecurity Award-winning security news, opinion, advice and research from Sophos. nakedsecurity.sophos.com
- John McAfee @officialmcafee Technology Pioneer, Presidential Candidate 2016 http://mcafee16.com
- Kaspersky Lab @kaspersky Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of Internet security solutions for businesses and consumers.
- Verified Accounts @verified Accounts verified by Twitter. A way to check if an account is what it says it is.
- 10 Sammy the Walrus IV @sammywalrusIV Think different. Sammy knows Apple. He has an engineering and finance background. He’s knowledgeable on what’s currently under development at apple.
- Elon Musk @elonmusk Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity & PayPal. Mostly talks about the Tesla, which of course is pretty interesting.
- Horace Dediu @asymco Historia Scriptor. Dediu is a blogger and deep thinker. His niche spans mobile devices and he’s moving into the IoT space.
- Neil Cybart @neilcybart Wall Street & Silicon Valley navigator. Apple, business, tech, society. Founder/Author: @AboveAvalon
Whoever said it SunTzu , Niccolo Machiavelli, or Petrarch—the fact remains, you want keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
- Cato Institute @CatoInstitute A public policy research organization dedicated to individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace.
- Regulation @RegulationMag Regulatory policy is complicated, that’s where we come in. Policy studies by the nation’s leading scholars, in an accessible format. A @CatoInstitute magazine
- AT&T Policy @EricPRobinson Media and messaging for AT&T, corporations, government and associations at Frontline Public Strategies.
- Edward Snowden @Snowden I used to work for the government. Now I work for the public. Director at @FreedomofPress. He’s definitely controversial. He’s worth a watch.
- ICANN for Business @ICANN4biz ICANN-related business news, discussion and commentary. How #ICANN supports business success. Explore the intersection of #business and #InternetGovernance
- CairoQween is offbeat, journalistic and a lists maven: Techi and Nano @cairoqween Tech Media VR (+&) AR Enthusiasts, Money & #Technology+Money, I AM Cairo Qween & iBroadCast EnterPrises
- Mashable Tech @mashabletech The latest Technology & Gadgets News, Resources and unboxing from @Mashable
- Tech Insider @techinsider Innovation. Tech. Digital Culture. Science. New York, USA techinsider.io
- ZDNet @ZDNet Where technology meets business. They tweet about tech products and breakthroughs. USA | UK | Asia | Australia zdnet.com
- MIT Tech Review @techreview MIT Technology Review equips its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology. Cambridge, MA technologyreview.com
Talent | Job Boards
- SmartRecruiters @SmartRecruiters Acquire Talent Like You Acquire Customers With the SmartRecruiters Hiring Success Platform #recruiting #hr #hrtech #ats #talent #talentacquisition #recruiter San Francisco, CA smartrecruiters.com
- Brandon Hall Group @BrandonHallGrp The leading #HCM research analyst firm focused on #LearningandDevelopment #TalentManagement #LeadershipDevelopment
Data Center Information
- Data Center Knowledge @datacenter is the leading news source for the data center industry. All data centers. All the time. West Chester, OH datacenterknowledge.com
- Data Center Journal @DataCtrJournal Data Center News Publication Atlanta, GA datacenterjournal.com
- ServerLIFT @ServerLIFT ServerLIFT Corporation is revolutionizing the IT industry with unique solutions to increase safety and productivity in data centers. Phoenix, Arizona ServerLift.com
- ITKnowledgeExchange @ITKE The IT collaboration and community hub from TechTarget. Follow along for updates from our discussions and expert blogs, or ask us your tough tech questions. Newton, MA
- OpineIT @OpineIT #Opines on #IT Information Technology by @OpineMediaGroup (OMG). Follow us on Flipboard http://flip.it/oj839 Web http://OpineIT.com These are essentially Cloud blogs offering industry updates.
- EtherealMind @etherealmind Human Infrastructure for Networks. Blog:http://etherealmind.com, Podcast:http://packetpushers.net Newsletter:http://etherealmind.com/magazine-human-infrastructure-newsletter/ London, UK.
The Well Placed, the Edgy and the Outspoken
- DJ Patil @DJ44 U.S. Chief Data Scientist with the @WhiteHouseOSTP. Tweets may be archived. More at http://wh.gov/privacy
- dj patil @dpatil Follow me at @dj44 for official tweets. Views are my own here. Washington, DC linkedin.com/in/dpatil
- Anne Wojcicki @annewoj23 CEO and Co-Founder, 23andMe
- John Doerr @johndoerr Passionate about helping missionary entrepreneurs create the Next Big Thing. General partner @kpcb.
- Andre Iguodala @andre Same sword they knight you with… They good nite you with…Earf mindofai9.com
- Gregg Brockway @gbrockway ceo Maker Media, co-founder of Chairish, TripIt & Hotwire, dad to 3 little makers, travel nerd, tech dabbler, occasional investor, failed musician San Francisco chairish.com
- Matthew Prince @eastdakota A little bit geek, wonk, and nerd. Repeat entrepreneur, recovering lawyer, and former ski instructor. Co-founder and CEO of CloudFlare. San Francisco, CA cloudflare.com
- Helen Greiner @helengreiner Robot Enthusiast, MIT alum, co-founder iRobot, CEO CyPhy Works. http://www.cyphyworks.com/lvl1 to learn about our LVL 1 drone.
- Nathaniel Popper @nathanielpopper @nytimes Wall Street reporter; author of Digital Gold from @harpercollins; contact me at email@example.com New York nathanielpopper.com
- Tito Hamze @titoyooo Shooter/Editor @techcrunch. Owner @sunolgroupmedia. Love cake San Francisco, CA sunolgroupmedia.com
- Ryan Lawler @ryanlawler Current venture partner @500Startups, former writer @TechCrunch. Fake it ’til you make it. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. San Francisco, CA 500.co
- Nicole Wilke @niclauren Head of product @TechCrunch. Formerly of @Wired & @Disney. Grew up on Kauai and Geocities. San Francisco nicolewilke.com
- Tom Wheeler @TomWheelerFCC The official Twitter Page of Chairman Tom Wheeler at the Federal Communications Commission. RT & Follow does not imply endorsement.
- Jay Yarow @jyarow Executive Editor of Business Insider. Star of the Jay and Farhad Show. https://soundcloud.com/jay-yarow
- Hayley Nelson @hayley_nelson I lead product development at WIRED. Previously at http://NYTimes.com.
- Marc Benioff @Benioff Ceo@salesforce.com
- John Markoff @markoff New York Times science writer
- NetflixOSS @NetflixOSS Announcements of new open source software projects and updates from Netflix engineering. Los Gatos, CA
- TELEHOUSE America @TELEHOUSE Our priority is keeping your critical services and operations running smooth and uninterrupted, giving you peace of mind from knowing you’re in the right hands. New York, NY (Shameless plug here)