Moderator: Tom Temin
Full Name
Moderator: Tom Temin
Job Title
Host & Managing Editor
Federal Drive with Tom Temin
Speaker Bio
Tom Temin is a broadcaster, writer, editor and consultant who brings more than 40 years of business-to-business media experience to clients in media and information technology products and services.

Tom is host and managing editor of the popular Federal Drive with Tom Temin, a weekday morning news and talk program on Federal News Network 1500 AM in Washington D.C. and streamed online. The show features newsmakers from government, Congress and industry.

A frequent industry speaker, Tom also writes a thrice-weekly column at, discussing trends in government technology and management, topics on which he has particular expertise. Tom analyzes the latest news affecting the federal government, and government contractors and the community in which they operate.

He also helps media companies refine their print and digital properties for greater market competitiveness. And he helps IT vendors improve their internal and external communications and with white papers and other materials.

Tom was executive vice president and editor-in-chief for PostNewsweek Tech Media, formerly an affiliate of the Washington Post Company. He was responsible for editorial content, in print and online, of the award winning Washington Technology and Government Computer News magazines as well as Government Leader and Defense Systems. As a journalist, he has covered a wide range of fields from basic industry to high technology manufacturing.

Government Computer News and Washington Technology were, during Tom’s tenure, consistent winners of Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards and other business-to-business journalism awards. GCN was the first magazine in its market to develop a web presence. Tom chaired the editorial committee of the American Business Media trade association for two terms.

Tom has an excellent reputation not only for his skills as an editor but also as a public speaker and motivational leader.