Speaker & Host
David McClelland is a London-based consultant technologist, presenter and writer working in the enterprise and consumer technology markets. A highly skilled moderator and event host, David is also a fine speaker.
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David McClelland is passionate about technology, adept in articulating complex concepts and terminology, but tries to make it fun and easy to understand in an engaging, trustworthy and authoritative manner. As a presenter, David specialises in technology, gadgets and science content, capitalising on his many years of experience working as a technologist with some of the world’s largest tech companies. He presents science and technology-focused content for both terrestrial broadcast and also online platforms, leveraging an extensive experience in the IT and technology sectors alongside a strong track record in media. As an experienced technology presenter and writer, David covers both enterprise and consumer technology topics on screen, online and in the print medium. David can be seen as a guest tech expert and reviewer on television and he is a contributing editor at 'Incisive Media', whose brands include 'Computing' magazine and 'ITHound.com', and is the face of their innovative online video white papers. David blogs about tech at Techspot.tv.
When working as an enterprise consultant, David specialises in architecture, design and implementation of data protection solutions for the finance sector. His client list includes Thomson Reuters, IBM, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Bank of Tokyo, Cable & Wireless, Boots, DELL, Raytheon Defense Systems and ING. His consulting approach encourages customers to focus on their service recovery and continuity requirements rather than their perceived backup needs. An active and well-respected member of the data-protection and enterprise storage community, David is a regular contributor at conferences, forums and user-groups. David also writes extensively about consumer technology. He is a writer and analyst for Computing Magazine's Research white papers and a contributing editor for IThound.com. He is a contributor to 'Wired' and 'Computer Weekly', and edits popular consumer technology blog techspot.tv as well as writing about non-tech stuff on his personal tumblr and twitter page.
1. Guest Technology Expert - Tim Lovejoy .com Show (So Television/FIVE), David was invited to talk about online music-streaming, social media in politics and the UK Space Agency
2. Presenter and Writer -'Incisive Media', presenting live and recorded online content for Incisive Media’s brands including Computing Magazine and ITHound.com ;
3. Presenter - UK Environment Agency (Inside Out), presenting a series of education films for the UK Environment Agency;
4. Presenter - F-Stop (Lightly Frozen Films), co-presenter in studio and on location for this pilot television show focusing on photography;
5. •Technology Reviewer - The Loft (NFTS), guest gadget expert for their live at 5pm shows reviewing the Parrot AR.Drone and top-selling iPad apps.
As a consultant technologist, one of David’s areas of expertise is data protection for enterprise computer systems, and he is in frequent demand advising financial institutions how best not to lose his (and your) bank details. An IBM Tivoli Certified Consultant, David’s skills are widely sought after in the UK and abroad. He is a well-respected and active member of the enterprise storage and data protection community and talks at conferences, forums and user-groups. David's client list comprises many multinational financial and media organisations including Thomson Reuters, IBM United Kingdom, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Bank of Tokyo, Cable and Wireless, Boots and DELL