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: Botily Fluids

    Gillmor Gang: Botily Fluids

    The Gillmor Gang — John Taschek, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 18, 2016. The Gang predicts an Echological intersection between bots and voice command, while binge viewers plan a surreal TV show in Cleveland. Plus, the latest G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Elisa Camahort Page, Rebecca Woodcock, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.18.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.18.16

    Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare, Kevin MArks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today at 1pmPT. 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: Getting Better

    Gillmor Gang: Getting Better

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Daniel Ilkovich, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 11, 2016. The Gang joins the hybrid world of thin media, where bots masquerade as us and vice versa. Plus, the latest G3 (below) with Elisa Camahort Page, Rebecca Woodcock, Francine Hardaway, Mary Hodder, and Tina Chase Gillmor.
    Producer/director… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.11.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.11.16

    Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Daniel Ilkovich, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session is over for today. Our LIVE chat during the show broadcast Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Connect with our other show – G3 – on Facebook HERE …and G3’s archives on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Trumpty Dumpty

    Gillmor Gang: Trumpty Dumpty

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, March 5, 2016. The Gang goes full tilt boogie on the Republican race to the bottom with Trump in the driver seat. In the real time race, Twitter has the nomination locked up, with the mainstream media sinking fast @stevegillmor, @dbfarber, @fradice, @kteare, @kevinmarks
    /… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.05.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.05.16

    Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Our LIVE chat during the show broadcast Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Connect with our other show – G3 – on Facebook HERE …and G3’s archives on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Poorly Educated

    Gillmor Gang: Poorly Educated

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, February 26, 2016. The Gang finds it hard to concentrate purely on technology as we wake up to the increasing likelihood of more Trump in our diet. + G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Rebecca Woodcock, Francine Hardaway, Mary Hodder, and Tina Chase Gillmor
    @stevegillmor, @scobleizer… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.26.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.26.16

    Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, John Taschek, Robert Scoble, and Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today.
    Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Our LIVE chat on Chat Center (during the LIVE show broadcast only) Our show G3 – a women’s roundtable discussion …tech + culture + opinions on Facebook HERE G3 records live today at ustream.tv/g3 at… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: ScuttleBot

    Gillmor Gang: ScuttleBot

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Zach Seward, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Zach Seward discusses the release of Quartz, a conversational IOS news bot service. Also discussed: Bot Fatigue and the state of Notifications six months after the Summit. @stevegillmor, @borthwick, @zseward Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.17.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.17.16

    Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Zack Seward, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Show in its entirety will be posted on TechCrunch on Saturday, Feb 20 . you can find our archives HERE LIVE chat at Chat Center Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Our sister show G3 on Facebook HERE G3 archives on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Passion Plate

    Gillmor Gang: Passion Plate

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, February 5, 2016. The Gang’s ears are burning as expletives fly around our heads in augmented reality. Plus, the latest G3 with Rebecca Woodcock, Francine Hardaway, Mary Hodder, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @jtaschek, @kevinmarks, @kteare /… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.05.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 02.05.16

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Join our LIVE chat during the live show broadcast here through Chat Center Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE Our sister show G3 on Facebook HERE The entire archive of G3 shows on Ustream Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Parse This

    Gillmor Gang: Parse This

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, January 29, 2016. The Gang discusses Facebook sharecropping as Parse joins FriendFeed on the scrapheap of post app momentum. Plus, the latest G3 with Halley Suitt Tucker, Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @kevinmarks, @kteare
    @tinagillmor Read More

  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.29.16

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.29.16

    Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recoding session today at 1pmPT/4pmET. Our LIVE chat on Chat Center Stay tuned after this show for a recording session of G3 at ustream.tv/G3 Read More

  • 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