Hey, I'm Marc Saltzman

I translate geek speak into street speak.

Marc's Work

Journalist

Marc contributes to more than 40 prominent publications, including USA Today/Gannett, Yahoo, MSN, Costco Connection, AARP, Toronto Star, Metro, Common Sense Media, TELUS Talks Business, Connected, CAA Magazine, Homefront, OWL, Zoomer, and others.

Author

Marc has authored 16 books, beginning with Internet Games Directory (1996) and Gamer's Web Directory: Sites, Cheats and Secrets (1997) to the White Collar Slacker’s Handbook: Tech Tricks to Fool Your Boss (2005), Siri For Dummies (Wiley; March 2012) and Apple Watch For Dummies (2015). 

TV, Cinema Host

As a technology expert and commentator, Marc has appeared on multiple TV stations around the world -- including CNN, CNNi, Headline News, NBC, CBS, FOX, CTV, CBC, Global TV, and CP24.


Marc is also the host of Gear Guide, a national video spot that plays at Cineplex movie theaters across Canada.

Radio Host, Producer

Marc is the host and producer of the nationally syndicated Tech It Out, a radio show and podcast via Radio America (277 stations), and hosts three high-profile radio shows in Canada: on Toronto's NewsTalk 1010 (Bell Media), Montreal's CJAD 800 (Bell Media) and Winnipeg's 680 CJOB (Corus).

Public Speaking

Speaking across North America on a wide variety of tech topics, Marc Saltzman enjoys talking to groups big or small, consumer- or business-oriented, and ranging from kids to seniors. Along with delivering keynotes, Marc also enjoys emceeing events, moderating panels, delivering seminars, and hosting lunch n’ learns.


About Marc

Who is Marc?

With more than 20 years of industry experience, Marc Saltzman is one of the most recognized and trusted technology evangelists in North America. 

What does(n't) he do?

Marc is a freelance journalist for more than 40 publications (including a syndicated column with USA TODAY), a prolific (16-time) author, radio and television personality, public speaker, and host of “Gear Guide,” which runs on Cineplex movie theater screens across Canada.

What is Marc's focus?

Marc specializes in consumer electronics, online technology, business tech, interactive entertainment, and future trends.

Check out my videos

USA TODAY: Epic! book app for kids

Video: Hot car technology (Cineplex)

A look at hot car tech.

Video: 5 Things you didn't know about Alexa (USA TODAY)

Little-known features of Amazon Echo and other Alexa devices.

Video: How to choose a video surveillance camera system

What to look for when shopping for a home camera system.

Video: Top 10 Smartphone Accessories (Watchmojo)

A look at recommended add-ons to expand your smartphone's functionality.

Contact Marc

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