Reasons To Be Excited

Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
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Tim O'Reilly

O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Tim has a history of convening conversations that reshape the industry. In 1998, he organized the meeting where the term “open source software” was agreed on, and helped the business world understand its importance. In 2004, with the Web 2.0 Summit, he defined how “Web 2.0” represented not only the resurgence of the web after the dot com bust, but a new model for the computer industry, based on big data, collective intelligence, and the internet as a platform. In 2009, with his “Gov 2.0 Summit,” he framed a conversation about the modernization of government technology that has shaped policy and spawned initiatives at the Federal, State, and local level, and around the world. He has now turned his attention to implications of the on-demand economy and other technologies that are transforming the nature of work and the future shape of the business world. He is the founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media and a partner at O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV). He is also a founder and board member at Maker Media, which spun out of O’Reilly Media in 2012, and a board member at Code for America, PeerJ, Civis Analytics, and PopVox.

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Anthony Wright
02/25/2009 7:52am EST

Tim, I loved your key note. Reviewing the content as a refresher but I can’t seem to find item #4 to be excited. Can you help?

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Mark J. Levitt
02/08/2009 1:58pm EST

I hope I get time onsite at TOC to see Tim’s Keynote. I really enjoyed last year’s “Free is More Complicated Than You Think”: www.toccon.com/toc2008/publ...

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