Christopher Trout is a multidisciplinary storyteller and creative director. He is the cofounder of The Grass Agency, an award-winning creative studio, and The Bakery, a head shop and housewares collection. 

During his eight years at Engadget, one of the world's largest technology publications, he served as Editor-in-Chief, founded the award-winning weekly, Distro, and created a one-time, $500,000 grant for immersive arts. He's explored the future of sex firsthand, reaching millions of viewers across the globe with his popular and provocative web series and column, Computer Love. These and others stories from the outskirts of civilized society have appeared in Engadget, BUTT Magazine, The Austin Chronicle, The El Paso Times and Upon Paper and have been referenced by OUT, Vox, Glamour, Slate, Variety, The Advocate, and Surface among others. You can hear about his adventures with sex robots, teledildonics, and more on Dr. Oz, New York Magazine’s Sex Lives podcast, and the BBC World Service Russia.


Senior Editor / Managing Editor / Executive Editor / Editor-in-Chief December 2010 to August 2018