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: The Black Album

    Gillmor Gang: The Black Album

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, David Weinberger, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live 9.30.17. Cluetrain meets Blockchain, Twitter and the death of brevity, Who are the arbiters? G3: Algorithm and Blues — Francine Hardaway, Elisa Camahort Page, Mary Hodder, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Social media, Facebook and the Russians, bad algorithms… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Gas Table

    Gillmor Gang: Gas Table

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, September 24, 2017. Binge ignoring, EquiChain, NFL kneeling, UberEats. G3: London Calling – Recorded live Friday, 9.22.17 Denise Howell, Elisa Camahort Page, Mary Hodder, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor.. Apple Watch 3, London fires Uber, Jimmy Kimmel… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Staff Infection

    Gillmor Gang: Staff Infection

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, September 15, 2017. Topics: Bitcoin, Apple Watch 3, iPhone X, commodity cloud G3: Control Panel recorded Thursday, September 14, 2017 with Denise Howell, Elisa Camahort Page, Mary Hodder, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Topics: Equifax, Tesla, Apple Watch 3, Face ID. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Summer School

    Gillmor Gang: Summer School

    The Gillmor Gang — Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, John Taschek, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Thursday, August 31, 2017. G3: Exit Interview recorded live Thursday, August 31, 2017 with Francine Hardaway, Elisa Camahort Page, Maria Ogneva, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @jtaschek, @kteare, @fradice, DenisPombriant Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: What It's Worth

    Gillmor Gang: What It’s Worth

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, August 25, 2017. G3: Pardon Me recorded Friday, August 25, 2017 with Francine Hardaway, Elisa Camahort Page, Lisa Padilla, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @kteare, @fradice, DenisPombriant Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Ah-Clem

    Gillmor Gang: Ah-Clem

    The Gillmor Gang — Philip Proctor, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, August 19, 2017. The Firesign Theatre’s Phil Proctor joins the Gang. Topics preclude: will the realDonaldTrump please step down, what is reality, Siri’s Easter egg, and other mysteries from the vaults of time. @stevegillmor, @FIRESIGNPHIL… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Hope Springs

    Gillmor Gang: Hope Springs

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, August 13, 2017. The battle for the center screen — Facebook Watch, Disney v Netflix, Twitter turns the tables on cable news. 2 weeks ago: G3: Care Bares recorded Thursday, July 27, 2017 with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Maria Ogneva, Francine Hardaway, and… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Net Flakes

    Gillmor Gang: Net Flakes

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, Kevin Marks, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, July 14, 2017. Apologies for the annoying echo G3: Culture Club recorded live Thursday, July 13, 2017 with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Halley Suitt Tucker, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @kevinmarks, @fradice, DenisPombriant / @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Abstraction of Justice

    Gillmor Gang: Abstraction of Justice

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, June 16, 2017. The Gang finally talks coins and chains, and too much of nothing is revealed. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @kteare, @fradice, DenisPombriant
    @tinagillmor + G3: Wholistic with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Halley Suitt Tucker, Kristie Wells, and Tina Chase Gillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Emotional Healing

    Gillmor Gang: Emotional Healing

    The Gillmor Gang — Keith Teare, Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, June 9, 2017. Denis Pombriant joins the Keith Gang for a vigorous rubdown of fake views and Comey smackdown of the Obstructor in Chief. +Doc’s biting tracking indictment and Apple’s Safari fix for adtech fatigue. Google ? @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @DenisPombriant… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Binge & Purge

    Gillmor Gang: Binge & Purge

    The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, May 21, 2017 Doc gets off the F train and finds himself in a binge TV debate. Frank preps for his trip to Digital Hollywood, while Keith and Kevin suggest news is dead, long live news. Steve finds respite in advertising from Hulo’s auto-binge onboarding. Directed by… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Doc Soup

    Gillmor Gang: Doc Soup

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, May 13, 2017. The Gang takes nothing off the table as Doc describes a near future of personal APIs and CustomerTech. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @kteare, @fradice + G3: Oh Snap! with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Maria Ogneva, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Prod/Dir: @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: No Show

    Gillmor Gang: No Show

    The Gillmor Gang — Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, May 5, 2017. Plus the latest G3: Serf City recorded Thursday, May 4, 2017 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Elisa Camahort Page, Maria Ogneva, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @kteare, @fradice Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More

  • 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
    Prod/Dir… Read More

  • 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: Kakitocracy

    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

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