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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Latest from Steve Gillmor

  • Gillmor Gang: Fossil Fuel

    Gillmor Gang: Fossil Fuel

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, April 21, 2017. Big Media meets the Big Algorithm as we reach subscription saturation. B=V/T: Self-service Bundling based on Value prioritized by Trust erases the distinction between short and long form. + G3: Denise Howell, Elisa Camahort Page, Kristie Wells, Maria Ogneva, and Tina… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Blank Check

    Gillmor Gang: Blank Check

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 31, 2017. Doc checks AdTech’s pulse, Google poisons search with Fake News, and Social stews over trust. Plus the latest G3 with Denise Howell, Halley Suitt Tucker, Elisa Camahort Page, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor @dsearls @fradice… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Loose Change

    Gillmor Gang: Loose Change

    The Gillmor Gang — Michael Arrington, Keith Teare, Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 24, 2017. Twitter ponders subscription services, Medium gets $5 from Steve and maybe Doc, Keith and Kevin offer their 2 cents from across the pond, and Mike holds down the fort from Crunchfund HQ. @stevegillmor, @arrington, @dsearls, @kevinmarks, @kteare
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  • Gillmor Gang: Mojo Filter

    Gillmor Gang: Mojo Filter

    The Gillmor Gang — Michael Arrington, Keith Teare, John Taschek, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 10, 2017. The Gang blends fake tech news with real media disruption and machine learning-aided AI. Plus the latest G3 with Denise Howell, Francine Hardaway, Mary Hodder, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @arrington, @jtaschek, @kteare, @fradice Prod/Dir… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Howlin' Wolves

    Gillmor Gang: Howlin’ Wolves

    The Gillmor Gang — Michael Arrington, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, February 24, 2017. Plus the latest G3 with Elisa Camahort Page, Francine Hardaway, Mary Hodder, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @arrington, @kevinmarks, @kteare, @fradice Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor May I see your passport please. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Kakistocracy

    Gillmor Gang: Kakitocracy

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, February 10, 2017. Plus the latest G3 (below) with Halley Suitt Tucker, Elisa Camahort Page, Denise Howell, Mary Hodder, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @kteare, @fradice Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Liner Notes Live chat stream The Gillmor Gang… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Blind Sighted

    Gillmor Gang: Blind Sighted

    The Gillmor Gang — Michael Arrington, Dan Farber, Doc Searls, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor.
    Recorded live Friday, February 3, 2017. Celebrity CEOs, does the Startup Valley have a path for big ideas, the Social Media Administration, and the politics of 5G. @stevegillmor, @arrington, @dsearls, @dbfarber, @kteare Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Get In Line

    Gillmor Gang: Get In Line

    The Gillmor Gang — Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, January 28, 2017. As Frank Radice says: The word “media” comes from “mediate” which is something in between what this guy says and this guy hears. In this gulf lies the vast stew of fake news and wrist supercomputers; now what? @stevegillmor, @kevinmarks… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Because Why

    Gillmor Gang: Because Why

    The Gillmor Gang — Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, January 13, 2017. Finally, the reality is upon us, and the Gang had it pretty right from the start. What a difference a week doesn’t make. Plus the latest G3 surviving Inauguration Day with Halley Suitt Tucker, Elisa Camahort Page, Kristie Wells, Rebecca Woodcock, and Tina Chase… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Cold Turkey

    Gillmor Gang: Cold Turkey

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Kevin Marks, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, January 6, 2017. First show of the New Year, proving once again there is a next time. Plus the latest G3 (below) with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @borthwick, @kevinmarks, @fradice
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  • Gillmor Gang: Open and Shut

    Gillmor Gang: Open and Shut

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 16, 2016. This was the last recording of the Gillmor Gang in 2016, and the final minutes included a sharp exchange between Robert Scoble and myself. Subsequently Robert decided to stop appearing on the show. I wish him well and thank him for his participation over… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Reality Bites

    Gillmor Gang: Reality Bites

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, December 10, 2016. Augmented reality meets the Beatles, Twitter-in-chief, Netflix does downloads, Snap go the Glasses, and Apple floats a two week window. What, no Mitt Romney? @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @kevinmarks, @fradice, @kteare Produced & directed: @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Real News

    Gillmor Gang: Real News

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, October 29, 2016. Mainstream meets streaming media as we await the transition to the new administration. The Gang tackles the fake news pandemic with a requiem for truthiness scheduled for January 20. @stevegillmor, @borthwick, @kevinmarks, @fradice, @kteare Producer… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.18.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.18.16

    This is a LIVE recording session of The Gillmor Gang – today with: Frank Radice, John Borthwick, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Today’s LIVE recording starts at 10:00am PT. Our live chat stream during the show broadcast Gillmor Gang’s Facebook page HERE G3’s archive on ustream G3’s Facebook page HERE Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Optimizzle

    Gillmor Gang: Optimizzle

    The Gillmor Gang — Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 11, 2016. McLuhan said the medium is the message. Our next President agreed, and decided Twitter is the medium. Plus the new G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @kteare, @fradice Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.11.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 11.11.16

    This is a LIVE recording session of The Gillmor Gang – today with: Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Today’s LIVE recording starts at 1:00pm PT. Our live chat stream during the show broadcast Gillmor Gang’s Facebook page HERE G3’s archive on ustream G3’s Facebook page HERE Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: October Surprise

    Gillmor Gang: October Surprise

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, October 29, 2016. 10 days to go to the election, as Twitter cuts and runs from Vine and its passionate fan base. Makes one wonder whether this is how Twitter itself melts down. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @scobleizer, @fradice, @kteare Produced and directed by @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.29.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.29.16

    This was a live recording session of The Gillmor Gang – with: Robert Scoble, Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice and Steve Gillmor. This LIVE recording has concludedT. Our live chat stream during the show broadcast Gillmor Gang’s Facebook page HERE G3’s archive on ustream G3’s Facebook page HERE Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Bret Taylor Talks Quip

    Gillmor Gang: Bret Taylor Talks Quip

    The Gillmor Gang — A Conversation with Bret Taylor and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live at Dreamforce 16 Thursday, October 7, 2016. As CEO of Salesforce acquisition Quip, Bret Taylor returns to the Gang for a chat about his early work on Google Maps, co-founder of the legendary FriendFeed social network, CTO of Facebook, and his new role at Salesforce. @stevegillmor, @btaylor
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  • Gillmor Gang: Bait and Switch

    Gillmor Gang: Bait and Switch

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, October 1, 2016. The Gang announces its version of the Alexa Prize, TrumpBot: an undisclosed amount of virtual tax breaks to the first person to create a chatbot that speaks intelligently for 20 seconds. Believe me, it will be great. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @kevinmarks, @kteare… Read More

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