Basheera Khan is a South African technology journalist and blogger based in London. She is a Contributing Editor to TechCrunch Europe and blogs about social media and other geeky things for The Daily Telegraph.
Basheera began her career in technology publishing as a staff reporter for ITWeb and Brainstorm in Johannesburg. She moved to the UK in 2001, somehow ending up in Swansea. After a stint editing itwales.com for Swansea University's computer science department, she launched Wales' first and only technology news publication, Ping Wales (2004-2007, RIP). She has appeared on ITV Wales 6pm news commenting on new media, and has in the past blogged for Social Media Influence.
Basheera has been a frequent contributor to the Welsh business press, and has lectured in online journalism at Cardiff University's School of Journalism and Glamorgan University's School of Creative & Cultural Industries. She is a regular speaker at events organised by the non-profit company bloc, which focus on creative technology in Wales.
Co-founder & UX Designer
Oct, 2009 - Current (almost 7 years)
|Nov 14, 2012||TechCrunch - After Trying To Make Bug Tracking Fun, PlayNicely To Enter The Deadpool|
|Nov 17, 2010||TechCrunch - PlayNice.ly exits Beta, wants to make bug tracking fun|
|Oct 1, 2009||TechCrunch - Au revoir @Bash and @Nero – it's been #awesome|
|Mar 24, 2009||TechCrunch - Ada Lovelace Day – Celebrating women in tech|
|Nov 8, 2008||TechCrunch - I'm in China this week, guest posts and adding a contributor|
|Nov 6, 2008||The Register - The Register: Ping Wales says hwyl|