Dan Lyons

Dan Lyons is a novelist, journalist, and screenwriter. He is currently a co-producer and writer for the HBO series Silicon Valley. Previously, Lyons was technology editor at Newsweek and the creator of the groundbreaking viral blog "The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs" (AKA "Fake Steve Jobs").



Wildly entertaining... Disrupted explores the ways in which many technology companies have come to fool the public and themselves. Lyons has injected a dose of sanity into a world gone mad.

Ashlee Vance, Sunday Times bestselling author of Elon Musk

Cooly observant... Splendidly weird... [Lyons] couldn't have written a tastier ending, even for HBONew York Times

Fun, compulsively readable and just might tell us something important about the hypocrisy and cult-like fervor inside today's technology giants.Brad Stone, Author of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

Dan Lyons goes deep inside a company that uses terms like 'world class marketing thought leaders' to show us how ridiculous, wasteful, and infantile tech start-ups like this can be. And best of all, Lyons does this with his trademark pejorative and hilarious tone.Author of Hatching Twitter

Scathingly funny... Groovy young techies, you've been played. Tech startups are one gigantic millennial meat-grinderNew York Post