Editor & Publisher, Make, O'Reilly Media, Inc.Dale Dougherty is the general manager of the Maker Media division of O'Reilly Media, which produces O'Reilly's first magazine, MAKE. He also launched Maker Faire this year, a successful weekend event in the Bay Area. Maker Media will launch Craft magazine later this year.
Dougherty has been instrumental in many of O'Reilly's most important efforts, working closely with Tim O'Reilly to establish O'Reilly as a leading technical publisher. An early web pioneer, he was the developer and publisher of Global Network Navigator (GNN), the first commercial web site launched in 1993 and sold to America Online in 1995. Dougherty was developer and publisher of Web Review, the online magazine for web designers from 1995-1999, which was sold to CMP in 1999. And he developed the Hacks Series of books in 2003, which includes the bestselling Google Hacks and Excel Hacks.