Chris O’Brien

Chris O'Brien

Chris O'Brien is a freelance journalist living in Toulouse, France, where he covers technology, startups, culture and travel.


Before moving to Toulouse, France in 2014, O'Brien spent 15 years as a technology journalist covering Silicon Valley for the San Jose Mercury News and the Los Angeles Times. O’Brien’s writing can be found in Alta, Forbes, The Los Angeles Times, Techonomy, VentureBeat and his travel site French Crossroads.


O’Brien has a bachelor of arts in public policy and history from Duke University.

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