Jon Gertner is a veteran journalist, editor, and author. Currently a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine, he is best known for his work on science, technology, innovation, business, and society. His first book, The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, was a New York Times bestseller. His new book is The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future.
Gertner is a visiting McGraw Professor of Writing in the Program in Journalism in Spring 2020.