Steve Heuser, global technology editor at Politico, sent out the following to the staff on Friday:
As POLITICO’s new global technology team takes shape on multiple fronts, we’re pleased to announce two exciting moves — the first of several you’ll see in the coming months as we build on our dominant standing in core tech policy coverage while also expanding our global ambitions.
The first note here is long overdue: Benton Ives has taken on a new role as deputy technology editor. Many of you know Benton from his time as a POLITICO Congress editor from 2015 to 2017, or from his part-time editing stints on the night desk after he returned to the U.S. after a few years traipsing through world capitals. With a deep, under-the-fingernails grasp of Hill dynamics, a truly collegial mindset and a driving intellectual curiosity about the new dynamics of power in