Jonah Peretti


Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed

Jonah Peretti is Founder and CEO of BuzzFeed, the first true social news organization that provides a pioneering mix of breaking news, entertainment and shareable content. Mr. Peretti, known for creating viral hits, tracking online social behavior and building technology to amplify buzz is also a co-founder of The Huffington Post. He has been called a "viral marketing hotdog" by the New York Times, "the poster boy of guerilla media" by AlterNet and a "computer-whiz" by The New Yorker. Fast Company named Mr. Peretti one of the ?New Faces of Social Media? and Business Insider listed him as one of the ?11 Rising Tech Stars to Watch in 2012.?



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

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