A Conversation with Jonathan Miller and Tim O'Reilly

Jonathan Miller (News Corporation), Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
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Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO, O’Reilly Media, Inc. in conversation with Jonathan Miller Chief Digital Officer, Chairman and CEO, Digital Media Group
News Corporation.

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Jonathan Miller

News Corporation

Jon Miller is Chief Digital Officer, and Chairman and CEO, Digital Media Group for News Corporation, a role in which he drives the Company’s overall digital strategy in conjunction with various operational heads, while also directly overseeing all of News Corp.’s standalone digital businesses.

Prior to News Corporation, Jon was a founding partner of Velocity Interactive Group, an investment firm focusing on digital media and the consumer Internet space.

Previously, Miller was Chairman and CEO of AOL from 2002 to 2006.

Earlier in his career, Jon was CEO and President of USA Information and Services— now IACI and Expedia —and also served as Managing Director of Nickelodeon International, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks.

From 1987-1993, Miller was Vice President, Programming and Co-General Manager of NBA Entertainment, where he was responsible for league-wide brand management and programming.

Miller is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Film Institute and Live Nation Entertainment, and serves on the Board of Trustees of Emerson College and WNYC Public Radio in New York.

Jon resides in New York and holds a B.A. from Harvard College.

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Tim O'Reilly

O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Tim has a history of convening conversations that reshape the industry. In 1998, he organized the meeting where the term “open source software” was agreed on, and helped the business world understand its importance. In 2004, with the Web 2.0 Summit, he defined how “Web 2.0” represented not only the resurgence of the web after the dot com bust, but a new model for the computer industry, based on big data, collective intelligence, and the internet as a platform. In 2009, with his “Gov 2.0 Summit,” he framed a conversation about the modernization of government technology that has shaped policy and spawned initiatives at the Federal, State, and local level, and around the world. He has now turned his attention to implications of the on-demand economy and other technologies that are transforming the nature of work and the future shape of the business world. He is the founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media and a partner at O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV). He is also a founder and board member at Maker Media, which spun out of O’Reilly Media in 2012, and a board member at Code for America, PeerJ, Civis Analytics, and PopVox.

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