Evan Hansen Editor in Chief, Wired.com

Evan Hansen joined Wired.com in April 2005 from CNET News.com, where he led consumer and media coverage. Under his stewardship, Wired.com’s traffic has grown fourfold, reaching more than 10 million unique visitors monthly. At the same time, Wired.com has been cited for journalistic excellence on several occasions, including being named best magazine website in 2009 by both the MPA and AdWeek. Wired.com received a 2009 ASME nomination for best interactive feature, and a 2008 Webby award for best writing. In 2007 and 2008, Wired.com won back-to-back honors for innovation in journalism from the Knight Batten foundation for experiments in user-generated reporting methods. Hansen has won numerous awards for technology reporting and writing, and, in 2006, was named as a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award.