Nick Bilton is a Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair, where he writes about technology, politics, business and culture. A columnist and reporter for The New York Times for over a decade, Bilton is a bestselling author, screenwriter, CNBC contributor and host of the Vanity Fair podcast, Inside the Hive.
He has written three books, including The New York Times bestsellers, “Hatching Twitter,” which chronicled the turmoil and chaos inside Twitter as it grew from a fledgling startup, and, “American Kingpin,” which tells the story of the epic hunt for the Dread Pirate Roberts, a genius savant who founded The Silk Road marketplace that sold guns, drugs and poison on the dark web.
Bilton is currently adapting Hatching Twitter into a TV show. His book American Kingpin is being adapted into a movie by the Coen brothers and Steven Zaillian for Fox. His article on Theranos, written for Vanity Fair, sparked the "The Inventor" documentary for HBO. Bilton is also writing "The Bunker," a movie for Amazon Studios.