Tom Samiljan

Tom Samiljan is a journalist who writes pieces on gadgets, cars, apps, artificial intelligence, social media, entrepreneurs, and travel tech. His articles have appeared in Men's Journal, Newsweek, Bloomberg Pursuits, Considerable, and The Wall Street Journal’s Off-Duty section. As a tech correspondent at Travel + Leisure, Tom writes a monthly column for the magazine on travel tech and gadgets, as well as the annual Tech Awards and Best Travel Apps and Websites features. He has also written pieces on gadgets, videogames, music, celebrities, travel, and apps for Popular Science, FHM, Elle, Vibe, Glamour, Rolling Stone, Gear Patrol, Maxim, L'Uomo Vogue, Fast Company, Hemispheres, The Daily, Details, Wired,, Rolling Stone, Fodor’s, and more. Tom began his career in the Netherlands as an editor at Time Out Amsterdam. After moving back to the United States, he held editorial roles at Time Out New York, US Weekly, New York Magazine, Cargo Magazine, Yahoo, and AOL. He has also worked as the vice president of content at Major League Gaming, the editorial director of Men's Journal, and the editor-in-chief of GumGum.

• 30+ years of editorial experience
• Fluent in French and Spanish and proficient in Dutch
• Editorial strategy consultant for Verizon Wireless, Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall (MSG), CDW, GumGum, Advance Auto Parts, Chase, and American Express Open Forum
• Received a bachelor's degree in music from Kenyon College

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