John Battelle

John Battelle
  • Chairman and Publisher
    Federated Media

1987, BSc and 1992, MSc, University of California, Berkeley. Formerly: Co-Founding Editor, Wired magazine and Wired Ventures; Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Standard Media International; Publisher, Industry Standard and TheStandard.com. Currently: Founder and Chairman, Federated Media; Founder and Executive Producer, Web 2.0 conference; Band Manager, BoingBoing.net; maintains Searchblog, a daily site covering intersection of media, technology and Internet. Author, The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture, an international bestseller published in 24 languages. Founding Board Member, Online Publishers Association: Member of the Board, Interactive Advertising Bureau. Recipient of awards: one of ten best marketers, Advertising Age; one of Most Important People on The Web, PC World. Finalist in Entrepreneur of the Year competition, Ernst & Young.