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Scott Dadich

Editor-in-Chief, WIRED (Former)

Scott Dadich was named editor-in-chief of WIRED in November 2012. He previously served the brand as creative director from 2006 to 2010, a tenure during which he led the magazine to an unprecedented three consecutive National Magazine Awards in Design, and oversaw the development of WIRED’s groundbreaking iPad app. Mr. Dadich was vice president, editorial platforms and design, for Condé Nast from 2010 until 2012.

Since becoming the editor in chief, Mr. Dadich has spearheaded the launch of WIRED’s first-ever design retreat, WIRED by Design; secured an exclusive interview and photo shoot with Edward Snowden; and collaborated on special issues with both Bill Gates and blockbuster Hollywood filmmaker Christopher Nolan. 

Under his leadership, WIRED has been recognized with six National Magazine Award nominations, five Webby Awards and 12 Society of Publication Designers medals. Collectively, Mr. Dadich's work has been recognized with more than 100 national design and editorial awards from organizations such as ASME, SPD and the Art Directors Club.

Prior to joining Condé Nast, Mr. Dadich was creative director of Texas Monthly. Mr. Dadich graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor of fine arts degree. He lives in San Francisco.

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