John Battelle speaks at some level of a Bloomberg West Tv interview in San Francisco, California, U.S. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg by capability of Getty Photography

John Battelle is an entrepreneur, journalist, investor, and creator who has founded or co-founded scores of media, tech, conference, and various companies. They embody:

Wired Journal and its spinoffs, collectively with HotWired, the first industrial website to flee banner advertisements.

The Commerce Long-established – An constructed-in weekly magazine, compare, online, and conference business that position files for advertising pages sold in a single year. It didn’t give up nicely.

The Web 2 Conferences Essentially based in 2003 with partner Tim O’Reilly and later TechWeb, this “grandfather of all Web conferences” is one of my proudest editorial works. I made a decision to give up doing it after 2011, started NewCo quickly thereafter.

That Guide I Heard He Wrote (The Search) Chronicling not correct the history of Google, however the forces that gathered to assemble Google probably.

Federated Media Publishing Essentially based in 2005 basically basically based on the perception that a brand new gain of media turn into as soon as emerging that wished a brand new economic and technological platform. Equipped in early 2014 to LIN Media, spun out sovrn Holdings at the comparable time.

NewCo (formerly OpenCo) A brand new gain of match/media platform launched in 2013.

Board seats: Chair, sovrn Holdings. Chair, NewCo. Director, Acxiom. Director, Repeat Media.


Consulting Has to be the expedient client.



And so forth. Father of three. Drums (R&B), mountain biking, yoga, whiteboarding with guests, taking pictures, cursing at closed methods.