Hofstra University. (Image courtesy Hofstra University via Flickr.)
Hofstra University. (Image courtesy Hofstra University via Flickr.)

Lance Ulanoff, the Chief Correspondent and Editor-at-Large at Mashable, will be the Key Note speaker for the SPJ Spring Region 1 Conference at Hofstra on April 17 and 18 in Hempstead, New York.


Ulanoff covers all facets of technology and the intersection of digital and life. He’s also busy finding new ways to tell stories on Mashable. Lance is based in Mashable’s NY editorial headquarters.

A 26-year industry veteran and award-winning journalist, Lance Ulanoff has covered technology since PCs were the size of suitcases, “online” meant “waiting” and CPU speeds were measured in single-digit megahertz. Prior to joining Mashable in September 2011 Lance Ulanoff served as Editor in Chief of PCMag.com and Senior Vice President of Content for the Ziff Davis, Inc. While there, he guided the brand to a 100% digital existence and oversaw content strategy for all of Ziff Davis’ Web sites. His long-running column on PCMag.com earned him a Bronze award from the ASBPE. Winmag.com, HomePC.com and PCMag.com were all been honored under Lance’s guidance.

He makes frequent appearances on national, international, and local news programs including Fox News, the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNBC, CNN and the BBC,. He has also offered commentary on National Public Radio and been interviewed by newspapers and radio stations around the country. Lance has been an invited guest speaker at numerous technology conferences including Think Mobile, CEA Line Shows, Digital Life, RoboBusiness, RoboNexus, Business Foresight and Digital Media Wire’s Games and Mobile Forum.

Lance received his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the Hofstra University in New York. He serves on Hofstra’s School of Communication Advisory Board.

In his spare time, Lance draws cartoons, which he occasionally posts online. He and his wife Linda have been married for over 23 years and are raising two amazing teenagers.