Alan Deutschman was named Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism at the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, in September 2010. In a 22-year career as a journalist, he has been the Silicon Valley correspondent for Fortune, a senior writer at Fast Company, the “Profit Motive” columnist for GQ, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and New York Magazine.
His articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Wired and Salon.com. Among Deutschman’s four books is The Second Coming of Steve Jobs, and he recently released an e-book, How Steve Jobs Changed Our World.
Deutschman began teaching business and other journalism courses at Reno in January 2011, as well as developing its program in business journalism and researching contemporary issues in the subject.