Steve Gillmor

Steve Gillmor
Steve Gillmor is a technology commentator, editor, and producer in the enterprise technology space. He is Head of Technical Media Strategy at salesforce.com and a TechCrunch contributing editor. Gillmor previously worked with leading musical artists including Paul Butterfield, David Sanborn, and members of The Band after an early career as a record producer and filmmaker with Columbia Records' Firesign Theatre. As personal computers emerged in video and music production tools, Gillmor started contributing to various publications, most notably Byte Magazine, where he was a lead reviewer of development and collaborative platform systems including Visual Basic, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, and Windows NT. Subsequently, Gillmor served as a contributing editor at InformationWeek Labs, before joining Fawcette Technical Publications first as Senior Editor and later as Editor in Chief of Enterprise Development Magazine, and then Editor in Chief and Editorial Director of XML and Java Pro Magazines. Gillmor joined InfoWorld Magazine as Test Center Director and back-page columnist. He also served as Editor of eWEEK.com's Messaging & Collaboration Center and OpEd columnist of eWeek's print publication. As blogging emerged, he wrote the first blogs for Ziff Davis Media, CMP's CRN, and CNet's ZDNet, where he remains a contributing editor. A podcasting pioneer, he developed and hosted the seminal Gillmor Gang podcast with industry notables including Jon Udell, Dan Farber, Mike Arrington, Jason Calacanis, Michael Vizard, Doc Searls and others as regulars. Gillmor has also championed development of industry standards, most notably his role as co-creator of the attention.xml specification and co-founder of the Attention Trust, a non-profit organization to protect user data rights. CrunchBase profile →

Latest from Steve Gillmor

  • Gillmor Gang: Room to Grow

    Gillmor Gang: Room to Grow

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Facebook’s Rooms iOS app, Twitter’s Fabric platform , Google’s InBox, a big Microsoft quarter, and the refactoring of TV. An @borthwick tweet turned into viral on boarding turned us into believers — of what we’re not sure: Instagram for Adults… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.24.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.24.14

    Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare and Steve Gillmor. Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare and Steve Gillmor. Recording has concluded for today. Live FriendFeed chat during the show broadcast Our Gillmor Gang Facebook page Our sister show G3 on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Solar Panel

    Gillmor Gang: Solar Panel

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, October 17, 2014. This year’s Dreamforce 2014 overshadowed another Apple reveal of new hardware and consolidation of the mobile operating system platform. Hilary Clinton set the tone for the week by reminding us that vocabulary is the doorway to opportunity, and Al Gore and Neil… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.17.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.17.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Gillmor Gang on Facebook Live FriendFeed chat during the show broadcast Our “Sister Show” G3 on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Back to Mono

    Gillmor Gang: Back to Mono

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — go forward into the past with the Firesign Theatre’s David Ossman. The occasion: Doc Searls’ exploration of the state of radio on our cars’ digital dashboard. The Firesign Theatre transformed the world of comedy records and, along the way, predicted/invented a vision of the future we’re now… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.10.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.10.14

    Gillmor Gang – Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, David Ossman, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today at 1pm PT. Gillmor Gang on Facebook Live chat during the show on FriendFeed Our sister show G3 on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Good Vibrations Too

    Gillmor Gang: Good Vibrations II

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, October 3, 2014. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @dbfarber, @kevinmarks, @kteare Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.03.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.03.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session for today has concluded. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Five Card Stud

    Gillmor Gang: Five Card Stud

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Doc Searls, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. The Gang handicaps some new startups from Ray Ozzie and the Anybody But Facebook crowd. Talko may be an enterprise play in consumers’ clothing, but Ello gets plenty of press but on clear reason for investing in a Web app in the Age of Mobile. There’s some buyer remorse on… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.26.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.26.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Slight of Hand

    Gillmor Gang: Slight of Hand

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. The new big iPhone and its younger less bigger brother hit the streets, along with the iOS refresh that will link the shipping devices to a late October iPad update and next year’s iWatch. From the redwood forests to the upper West Side, to the early morning lines snaking through the… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.19.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.19.14

    Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, John Taschek, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Our LIVE Friendfeed chat during show Gillmor Gang on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: AppleJacked

    Gillmor Gang: AppleJacked

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Benedict Evans, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. It’s three days later and I’m still going back and forth over which iPhone to buy. The preorders are sold out for 6+, tipping the scale toward the smaller bigger one. What may tip it back is the Watch, which suggests a new paradigm of interlinked devices that, when starting with… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.09.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Dan Farber, Benedict Evans, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session for today has concluded. Click here for our Friendfeed live show chat You can view and like our Facebook page here Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Too Soon

    Gillmor Gang: Too Soon

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. This show is dedicated to the memory of Eric Lundquist. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @jtaschek, @dbfarber, @kteare Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Live chat stream The Gillmor Gang on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.05.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.05.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session has concluded for today. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Summertime Blues

    Gillmor Gang: Summertime Blues

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. This one seems more like an AA meeting for Apple addiction, as the Gang stumbles around pretending to be interested in Twitter tinkering with the Favorites model while just killing time until September 9. The reason we’re in reasonable humor is that we know we’re in for… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.29.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.29.14

    Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, John Taschek, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Facebook page here LIVE FriendFeed chat during show here Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: WineQuake

    Gillmor Gang: WineQuake

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor — woke up and fell out of bed in what was the most dramatic quake for most of us since ’89 and in my case LA in the ’70s. For the wine industry, this will have major impact, coming as it does as the Napa Valley goes to harvest what is called 25% of the US market. The major… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang Live 08.24.14

    Gillmor Gang Live 08.24.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session is over for today. Read More

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