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.

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  • Gillmor Gang: Happy Medium

    Gillmor Gang: Happy Medium

    The Gillmor Gang — Steven Levy, Erick Schonfeld, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Steve Jobs lives on in a new light, Periscope and Meerkat duel for attention, and Marc Benioff v. the state of Indiana. Plus, the latest G3 (below) with Halley, Mary, Francine, and Tina.
    @stevegillmor, @stevenlevy, @erickschonfeld, @kteare, @jtaschek
    Produced & directed by Tina Chase… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.27.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.27.15

    Gillmor Gang – Steven Levy, John Taschek, Erick Schonfeld, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session 1pmPT/4pmET today. Our FriendFeed chat during the show broadcast Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show, G3 , on Facebook (please “like” the ladies) Our sister show, G3 , archived on Ustream Read More

  • The Enterprise Show LIVE 03.26.15

    The Enterprise Show LIVE 03.26.15

    The Enterprise Show – Peter Burris, Charlie Isaacs, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session has concluded for today. Our LIVE show chat on FriendFeed Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Meer Mortals

    Gillmor Gang: Meer Mortals

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Meerkat the next shiny object, or the latest addition to the viral puzzle known as user experience in the enterprise and trending on the InterTubes? All I know is, when these streams pop up in some random, chaotic order, we’re once again being schooled in the Art of the Improbable. Plus, the latest G3… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.20.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.20.15

    Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Gillmor Gang on Facebook LIVE FriendFeed chat during LIVE show broadcast Our sister show G3 on Facebook Our sister show G3 on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Majority Report

    Gillmor Gang: Majority Report

    The Gillmor Gang — Peter Schwartz, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Salesforce SVP of Strategic Planning Peter Schwartz joins the Gang to contrast the world he helped create for Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report with the soon-to-ship world of Apple Watches. Plus, the latest G3 with freelance reporter Shalene Gupta on Ellen Pao’s defense in the… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.13.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.13.15

    Gillmor Gang – John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, Peter Schwartz, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session Has concluded for today. Gillmor Gang on Facebook Today’s live Friendfeed chat during live show broadcast Our sister show G3 on Ustream Our sister show, G3, on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Hold the Phone

    Gillmor Gang: Hold the Phone

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include the growing anticipation and detailed leaks about Apple’s March 9 Watch event. Battery life, a locked notification hub, how the Watch will deliver Apple Pay to the wrist, and social signals of wristwear. Plus, G3 on disappearing voicemail, Hillary’s Gmail, and taking… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Temporary Filling

    Gillmor Gang: Temporary Filling

    The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include Microsoft squeezing Facebook and Google messaging out, or did they says John Taschek? Also Google making everything but money on Android; does it all add up to the new Search? And the chat room fears House of Cards will Eat your Weekend. Plus, the latest G3. @stevegillmor, @jtaschek, @kteare… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.27.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.27.15

    Gillmor Gang – Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Live Friendfeed chat during show recording Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show – G3 – on Facebook Archives of sister show on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Notification Trust

    Gillmor Gang: Notification Trust

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include notifications hitting mainstream, notification startups (Slack), notification creep, and notification envy (Microsoft). For some reason, I’m thinking Telly Savalas with a lollipop. Notifications — who loves ya baby? Plus, the latest G3 below on media crunch and social fatigue. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.20.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.20.15

    Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Keith Teare, Dan Farber, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today at 1pmPT/4pmET. Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our LIVE Friendfeed chat during the show recording Our sister show, G3, on Facebook Our sister show, G3, on ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Heroes & Villains

    Gillmor Gang: Heroes & Villains

    The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, David Sifry, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include Crunchies, @handle, continued Microsoft spending spree on email and calendar, an @dannysullivan snap master class on search, an update on Robert Scoble. Plus, the latest G3 below on Women who Code, or should they? @stevegillmor, @dannysullivan, @jtaschek, @kevinmarks, @dsifry Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.06.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.06.15

    Gillmor Gang – Danny Sullivan, Dave Sifry, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today at 1pm Pacific. The Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our live Friendfeed chat during the live show Our sister show G3 Our sister show on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: The Whole Truth

    Gillmor Gang: The Whole Truth

    The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include the new Microsoft and its Outlook reboot, the Gang on Women in Tech, why XML, RSS, and Notifications change everything, and why @kevinmarks disagrees. Shortly after this recording, Robert Scoble announced a health-focused hiatus. We wish him success. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.30.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.30.15

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session today at 1pmPT/4pm ET. Click here for LIVE FriendFeed chat during show broadcast Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show, G3, on Facebook Our sister show, G3, on ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: HoloCraft

    Gillmor Gang: HoloCraft

    The Gillmor Gang — Benedict Evans, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include the future of sunglasses, why iWatch is the hub of the Notification OS, and the battle for the next 5 years is already over. And then, of course, what the Gang thinks. Plus, David Sifry joins the ladies of G3 to launch the new Handle priority mail/todo/scheduling app. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.23.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.23.15

    Gillmor Gang – Benedict Evans, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session has concluded for today. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Dog Ears

    Gillmor Gang: Dog Ears

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include the Nesting of Google Glass, Neil Young’s Pono and mixing to the car radio, why Selma got shortchange in the Oscar nominations, Facebook @ Work or not, and some tough notification talk to wind it up. If you miss Scobleizer, watch him join our sister show G3. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.16.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.16.14

    Gillmor Gang – John Taschek, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session today at 1pm Pacific/4pm Eastern. Gillmor Gang on Facebook here Live Friendfeed chat during live show broadcast here Check out our sister show, G3, on Ustream here Read More

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