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 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

  • Gillmor Gang: Kind of Clue

    Gillmor Gang: Kind of Clue

    The Gillmor Gang — David Weinberger, Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. The first show of 2015 marks the return of New Clues, a dynamic updating of the famed Cluetrain Manifesto by two of the four, Doc Searls and David Weinberger. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE

    Gillmor Gang LIVE

    Gillmor Gang – Doc Searls, David Weinberger, Kevin Marks, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today at 1pm Pacific/4pm Eastern. Live chat during the show recording is at http://friendfeed.com/stevegillmor/15bb3b9c/gillmor-gang-live-friday-01-09-15-recording-at Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show, G3, on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Hackathon

    Gillmor Gang: Hackathon

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Alexia Tsotsis, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 19, 2014. Our end-of-year show, produced as RogenGate broke and the President held a press conference. It may have occurred to some employees at Sony that they would be better off with some form of corporate SnapChat. It may have occurred to the President that there’s… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.19.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.19.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Alexia Tsotsis, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show G3 on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Enterprise Edition

    Gillmor Gang: Enterprise Edition

    The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Bruce Richardson, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 12, 2014 in Menlo Park, California at the Salesforce Analyst Summit 2014. Analysts and Salesforce executives discussed the Summit’s theme of Continuous Transformation for 2020. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang:: Not Fade Away

    Gillmor Gang: Not Fade Away

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Doc Searls, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 5, 2014. As notifications and deep linking are built out, the Gillmor Gang is implementing a series of interconnected apps and services including a forthcoming Gillmor Gang app. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.05.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.05.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Doc Searls, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today 1pm Pacific; 4pm Eastern. Gillmor Gang on Facebook LIVE Friendfeed chat during show live broadcast Our sister show G3 on Facebook Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Basement Tape

    Gillmor Gang: Basement Tape

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 28, 2014. I stopped writing a few years ago, mostly because I felt the form was too much a parlor trick. Social felt more directed, less pious, touched with a gentle irony when played well. Threaded through Twitter, the social graph added context to the polemic of the post, a… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.28.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.28.14

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session has concluded for today. Our Friendfeed chat Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show on Facebook G3 Read More

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