Mark Scott is Chief Technology Correspondent at POLITICO, writing about the global collision of technology and politics. Prior to joining POLITICO, Scott was the European Technology Correspondent for the New York Times where he covered the Continent’s response to Silicon Valley’s tech giants, the region’s push into the digital world, and the expansion of Europe’s own technology, media and telecommunications scene. He joined the New York Times as its European finance reporter during the recent global financial crisis. Previously, he had been a London correspondent for Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and along with his current technology beat, has also covered macroeconomics, the energy and renewables industry, and climate change. He is a graduate of the University of St Andrews (International Relations & Spanish) and received an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.