Chris Nuttall is the FT's Senior Technology Writer. He was formerly the Technology Media Telecoms News Editor, working within the Companies section at the Financial Times. Previously, he worked on new FT services: developing newsletters, including #techFT, FT Opening Quote and First FT, and as a writer on fastFT, the breaking news service. He returned to London in 2013 after nine years in the San Francisco bureau, where he was Technology Correspondent and a personal tech columnist. He joined the FT in 2001 on FT Marketwatch - a forerunner to fastFT. Prior to joining the FT, Chris was at the BBC for 17 years, where he served as a foreign correspondent in Ankara, Colombo and Washington. He was World Editor at the founding of the BBC News website, before becoming the broadcaster’s first Internet Correspondent. He won the award for telecoms reporting at the 2000 Business Journalist of the Year Awards, while at the Sunday Business newspaper, and was the Senior Writer on the European edition of the Industry Standard magazine. He began his career in journalism in 1978, after graduating from University College London with a degree in English Literature.