William Taylor

Founder, Fast Company

Moving from Editor to Entrepreneur… and making $340m along the way

3rd November 2016

Bill Taylor is a business journalist, bestselling author, columnist, and media entrepreneur. In this in-depth interview, he shares his story of leaving his job as Editor of Harvard Business Review to co-found ‘Fast Company’ magazine; starting in borrowed office space, but soon gaining countless awards, a passionate global following – and sold just six years later for $340 million. An adjunct professor at Babson College, America’s top-rated school for entrepreneurship, Bill writes regularly for Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, and The Guardian. His latest book “Simply Brilliant” describes “how great organisations do ordinary things in extraordinary ways”.