Program Chair, Web 2.0 Summit; Chairman & Publisher, Federated Media PublishingJohn 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).
- Keynote: Built to Last or Built to Sell: Is There a Difference?
- Keynote: Eric Schmidt in Conversation with John Battelle
- Keynote: Jeff Weiner in Conversation with John Battelle