John Battelle On Founding Wired and Shaping Media

John Battelle is an entrepreneur, author and journalist. Best known for his work creating media properties, Battelle helped launch Wired in the 1990s and launched The Industry Standard during the dot-com boom. In 2005, he founded the online advertising network Federated Media Publishing. Most recently, Battelle launched “The Recount,” which he describes as “a unique video mashup of each day’s reporting and commentary from across the broadcast, cable, and social platforms.”