Tim O'Reilly

Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media; Partner, O'Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures

Tim O’Reilly is founder, CEO, and chairman of O’Reilly Media and a partner at early stage venture firm O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures. He serves on the boards of Maker Media (which was spun out from O'Reilly Media in 2012), Code for America, PeerJ, Civis Analytics, and PopVox. A technical writer who grew his business from publishing to Web publishing to e-book publishing and event production, O’Reilly has a history of framing such terms and ideas as “open-source software,” “Web 2.0,” “the Maker movement,” “government as a platform,” and “the WTF economy.” As a venture capitalist he has invested in companies such as Blogger, Delicious, Foursquare, Bitly, and Chumby.

Videos/Audio of Tim O'Reilly

Bill Gates portends doomsday is coming. Stephen Hawking says we should prepare for our robot overlords to take their... See more
By 2055, it is estimated that 50 percent of today’s work activities will be automated. This means that some work will... See more
Job loss from automation is not inevitable. It is a choice. The fundamental technology design pattern is that economic... See more
Mike Bracken, Tim O'Reilly and Jennifer Pahlka discuss Delivering Government as a Platform. See more
We live in a time when nearly every aspect of starting a business, identifying and connecting to markets, end-to-end... See more
How do mobile, local, and social trends change the way we experience the Internet and the world? Is it happening other... See more