John Battelle

John Battelle

Entrepreneur, journalist, professor, and author

Biography

John Battelle is an entrepreneur, journalist, professor, and author. Currently founder and chairman of Federated Media Publishing, he is also a founder and executive producer of conferences in the media, technology, communications, and entertainment industries and "band manager" with BoingBoing.net. Previously, Battelle was founder, chairman, and CEO of Standard Media International (SMI), publisher of The Industry Standard and TheStandard.com. Prior to founding The Standard, Battelle was a co-founding editor of Wired magazine and Wired Ventures. He is the author of The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture (Portfolio, 2005).

Webcasts

Webcast: Points of Control: The Battle for the Internet Economy October 27, 2010 John Battelle and Tim O'Reilly will debate and discuss these shifting points of control as the board becomes increasingly crowded. They'll map critical inflection points and identify key players who are clashing to control services and infrastructure...
Webcast: Web Squared June 25, 2009 As we approach the six-year mark from the original Web 2.0 thesis, the trends are becoming clearer than ever. Tim O'Reilly, CEO and Founder of O'Reilly Media, and John Battelle, Founder and Chairman of Federated Media Publishing will present the trends...