Richard Stengel


Managing Editor, TIME

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Richard Stengel is the managing editor of TIME, which has 50 million readers worldwide. He oversees the domestic, international and tablet editions of the magazine,, mobile, and TIME for Kids. Under Stengel, TIME has received numerous awards, including Magazine of the Year from the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2012. The award, the industry's top honor, recognizes excellence both in print and on digital platforms.

Among his other notable achievements, Stengel collaborated with Nelson Mandela on Mandela?s best-selling 1993 autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom. Previously, he was president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, a museum, education center and think tank on Independence Mall in Philadelphia.



Wednesday, October 10

Future of News: What's the Story? Presented by TIME

How will the news industry change over the next decade as we become an increasingly social media driven, paperless, and global society? In... read more
Speakers: Jonah Peretti, Richard Stengel, Akshay Kothari, Lara Setrakian, Chris Hughes
Albert Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street
Tuesday, October 09

Disruptive Innovation: Reinventing Our World, Presented by TIME

How do individuals disrupt the status quo with an idea or invention that refuses to abide by the rules, opening the world up to something entirely... read more
Presented by TIME
Speakers: Steve Case, Judith Rodin, Bre Pettis, Aza Raskin, Kara Swisher, Richard Stengel, Dan Rosensweig, Elaine Chang
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph Street
Monday, October 08

Democracy: State of Our Union, Presented by TIME

CIW examines the state of our democracy at the local level with an in-depth mayoral panel?what is innovative in some major cities throughout our... read more
Speakers: Nancy Gibbs, Mark Halperin, Mayor Acquanetta Warren, Mayor Annise Parker, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, David Gregory, Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Richard Stengel, John Heilemann, Michael Duffy
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph Street
Wednesday, October 12

CIW Talk: TIME Presents: Future of News

The culture of news has never been so pervasive, nor so debated, as it is today. Who are our most trusted sources?professional journalists,... read more
Speakers: Ayman Mohyeldin, Joe McGinniss, James Warren, Evan Ratliff, Kara Swisher, Richard Stengel
Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 North State Street
Tuesday, October 11

CIW Megatalk: TIME Presents: Innovation & Influence

TIME Presents, Innovation & Influence: Conversations Between Today?s Most Innovative Minds. Where do great ideas come from? How do they get... read more
Speakers: Suze Orman, Rob Bell, Gary White, Daisy Khan, Michelle Rhee, Richard Stengel
Thorne Auditorium 375 East Chicago Avenue
Tuesday, October 11

CIW Talk: President Bill Clinton

President Bill Clinton joins Chicago Ideas Week for a one-on-one interview with TIME Managing Editor Richard Stengel.
Speakers: Richard Stengel, President Bill Clinton and more speakers to be announced
Chase Auditorium 10 South Dearborn Street

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