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: 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: A Conversation with Bret Taylor at Dreamforce

    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

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.01.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.01.16

    This was a LIVE recording session of The Gillmor Gang – today with: Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Today’s LIVE recording has concluded. 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: Just A Scratch

    Gillmor Gang: Just A Scratch

    The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, September 23, 2016. With two days until the First Debate, the waiting’s almost over and the voting begins on all available channels. Cast your ballot now! + G3 with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Halley Suitt Tucker, and Tina Chase Gillmor @jtaschek, @kteare… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.23.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.23.16

    This was a LIVE recording session of The Gillmor Gang – today with: John Taschek, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Today’s LIVE recording has concluded. 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: Nickel and Dime

    Gillmor Gang: Nickel and Dime

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, September 16, 2016. It’s multiple streaming networks and the Third UI as the Gang meanders from iOS 10 to Twitter’s Apple TV global network debut. Debate prep for the deep learners. @stevegillmor, @Borthwick, @kevinmarks, @kteare, @fradice Produced and directed by… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.16.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.16.16

    This was a LIVE recording session of The Gillmor Gang on September 16th starting at 2pmPT/5pm/ET – with: John Borthwick, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Today’s LIVE recording has concluded. 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: The Enterprise Show

    Gillmor Gang: The Enterprise Show

    The Enterprise Gang — Paul Greenberg, Esteban Kolsky, Brent Leary, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. This enterprise-focused show features leading independent analysts discussing the changing nature of industry influencers, thought leaders, and the media. Realtime social networks are changing the nature of television, politics, and business as mobile intersects with the digital economy. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Monetize This

    Gillmor Gang: Monetize This

    The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, September 2, 2016. Waiting for latency can be a lonely thing, but the media march toward live streaming reaches new urgency. Plus G3 with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Francine Hardaway, Lisa D’Apolito, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor @jtaschek @fradice… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.02.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.02.16

    This was a LIVE recording session of The Gillmor Gang – today with: John Taschek, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Today’s LIVE recording has concluded. 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: Unborn Child

    Gillmor Gang: Unborn Child

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, August 26, 2016. Oh no, Volumetrics meets the Beatles in a trip forward down memory lane. Eventually we discover the chewy center. Plus, G3 with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @kteare, @kevinmarks… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.26.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.26.16

    This is a LIVE recording session of The Gillmor Gang – today with: Robert Scoble, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Today’s LIVE recording has concluded. 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: Predictions

    Gillmor Gang: Predictions

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, August 19, 2016. The Gang goes mobile as in cars, autocurated Twitter notifications, the real reason bots are important, and a tribute to the inventor of all things debated. Bye bye. @stevegillmor, @Scobleizer, @kevinmarks, @kteare, @fradice Produced and directed by @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.19.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.19.16

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. 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

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