Bassirian is no stranger to Computer Weekly, having worked as news editor on the newspaper from 1998 to 2000, and he brings with him a keen understanding of the UK IT decision-maker's agenda. He joins from our website ComputerWeekly.com, where he has been content director for the last two years. Former editor Karl Schneider now becomes editorial director of Computer Weekly.
"Computer Weekly has a long and proud tradition of award-winning journalism," Bassirian said. "We have reported every significant technology and business development that has shaped corporate IT in the UK during the past 35 years. We are going to build on that heritage.
"Our aim is to continue to satisfy the information needs of IT professionals through Computer Weekly magazine and our sister website ComputerWeekly.com."