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](http://www.crunchbase.com/person/Dan-Farber), [Mike Arrington](http://www.crunchbase.com/person/michael-arrington), [Jason Calacanis](http://www.crunchbase.com/person/Jason-Calacanis), [Michael Vizard](http://www.crunchbase.com/person/michael-vizard), [Doc Searls](http://www.crunchbase.com/person/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: Verbal Hashtags

    Gillmor Gang: Verbal Hashtags

    The Gillmor Gang — Kevin Marks, Frank Radice, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, January 24, 2016. Tech, media, and politics collide in the Global Streaming era and the birth of the VPN Party. Plus, the latest G3 with Mary Hodder, Francine Hardaway, Elisa Camahort Page, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @fradice, @kevinmarks, @kteare Produced & directed by… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.24.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.24.16

    Gillmor Gang – Frank Radice, Keith Tere, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session is over for today. Gillmor Gang LIVE chat on Chat Center Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Our other show from Gillmor Gang Studios – G3 – on Facebook G3’s archives on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Stock Footage

    Gillmor Gang: Stock Footage

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Matthew Panzarino, Ari Weinstein, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 18, 2015. The Gang welcomes Workflow’s Ari Weinstein for a deep dive into the science and politics of the Notification Layer. Plus, the latest G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Kristie Wells, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @borthwick… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.08.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.08.16

    Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Ari Weinstein, Matthew Panzarino, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Our free, open chat room for communicating during the live show Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Our sister show – G3 – on Facebook HERE G3’s entire show archives on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Enough Already

    Gillmor Gang: Enough Already

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek. Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 18, 2015. The Gang winds things up for 2015 with a quick tour of the near future: VR, AR, Slack, Salesforce, and the politics of engagement. Plus, the latest G3 (below) with Halley Suitt Tucker, Denise Howell, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.18.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.18.15

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Chat with the Gillmor Gang during their live broadcast recording session on Chat Center Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show, G3, on Facebook Entire archives of G3 on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Slippery Slope

    Gillmor Gang: Slippery Slope

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek. Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Tuesday, December 4, 2015. The Gang abandons tech for presidential politics as Trump turns TV into his own private social network. Plus, the latest G3 with Mary Hodder, Halley Suitt Tucker, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.04.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.04.15

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today 1pmPT/4pmET. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: More Gravy

    Gillmor Gang: More Gravy

    The Gillmor Gang — Matt Mullenweg, Robert Scoble, John Borthwick, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Tuesday, November 24, 2015. Matt Mullenweg joins the Gang for a deep dive on Calypso’s update of WordPress, complete with social, notifications, and a native Mac client. Plus, the latest G3 with Mary Hodder, Rebecca Woodcock, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. From Gillmor… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.24.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.24.15

    Gillmor Gang – Matt Mullenweg, John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. LIVE ChatCenter chatroom during LIVE recording
    Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE
    Our sister show G3 on Facebook HERE
    G3 show archives on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Shelf Space

    Gillmor Gang: Shelf Space

    The Gillmor Gang — Josh Elman, Robert Scoble, John Borthwick, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Facebook jumps in with Notify and gives Twitter a run for its money in Notifications. Another Notifications Gang; collect all 9! Plus, the latest G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Mary Hodder, Rebecca Woodcock, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.17.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.17.15

    Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Josh Elman, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording sessionhas concluded for today. Our LIVE chatroom on Chat Center Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Our sister show, G3, on Facebook HERE G3 archives on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Notification Rap

    Gillmor Gang: Notification Rap

    The Gillmor Gang — Dennis Crowley, Om Malik, John Borthwick, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Monday, November 2, 2015. The Gang of Four reprise the Notifications Summit and fill in some of the blanks of the Case of the Missing Session 3. Plus, the latest G3 (below) with Halley Suitt Tucker, Mary Hodder, Rebecca Woodcock, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor @dens… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE- SPECIAL EDITION 11.02.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE- SPECIAL EDITION 11.02.15

    Gillmor Gang SPECIAL EDITION : Notifications Summit Wrap-up – John Northwick, Dennis Crowley, Om Malik, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Deep Cleaning

    Gillmor Gang: Deep Cleaning

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, October 30, 2015. The Gang reconvenes with talk of Republicans, notifications, Web standards, Jack Dorsey, Marissa Mayer, and Apple TV.
    Plus, the latest G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Mary Hodder, Francine Hardaway, Tina Chase Gillmor, and guest Lisa Lang. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.30.15

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.30.15

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Kevin MArks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session at 1pmPT today. Gillmor Gang LIVE chatroom powered by ChatCenter Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Our sister show, G3, on Facebook HERE Archives of all G3 shows Read More

  • Notifications Summit: Session 8

    Notifications Summit: Session 8

    The Notifications Summit was recorded live October 1, 2015 @ betaworks in New York. Programming notifications as the third instance: A conversation w/ April Underwood (Slack), Naveen Selvadurai (Expa) and Ben Brown (XoXco) Accessing and programming Notifications. Bots, platforms, scripting and events. Notifications as a new command line language. Read More

  • Notifications Summit: Session 7

    Notifications Summit: Session 7

    A conversation w/ Linden Tibbets (IFTTT), John Milinovich (URX) and Josh Elman (Facebook, Twitter, Greylock)
    
    App makers have an interest in pushing out as many notifications as they can get away with in order to capture as much engagement as possible. Given the tragedy of the commons this noise creates, how do platform makers, app makers, and users navigate… Read More

  • Notifications 6

    Notifications Summit: Session 6

    Services as the second instance: Demos: XoXco with Ben Brown
    Poncho with James Cooper How web services are using contextual data to drive relevant notifications: Robert Scoble (Futurist, Scobleizer), Steve Cheney (Estimote), Joe Stump (SimpleGeo) How do you think about the notification stream? How do you think services will begin to blend API’s and integrate different data sets into… Read More

  • Notifications Summit: Session 5

    Notifications Summit: Session 5

    The Notifications Summit was recorded live October 1, 2015 @ betaworks in New York. Gathered were a group of technologists, developers, and thought leaders. Media as the First Instance, Alerts (Cont’d): 5 minute High Order Bit — News and Notifications with Stacy-Marie Ishmael (Buzzfeed) Different approaches to event detection for notifications, a data perspective Gilad Lotan… Read More