Founder, Fast Company
Moving from Editor to Entrepreneur… and making $340m along the way
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”.
22nd March 2018
The journey leading and growing a unique global lifestyle media brand, refusing social media… and exciting plans for the future.
Editor, Today, BBC Radio 4
15th March 2018
Leaving the Evening Standard to lead the BBC’s flagship news programme – with changes made, and further changes to come… and the problem of the BBC’s gender pay gap
Editor, Good Morning Britain, ITV
8th March 2018
Honing the perfect breakfast TV formula from failed attempts to rescue ‘Daybreak’; successfully pairing “two alpha brains” Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid – and behind the scenes of the President Donald Trump interview.
Europe Editor, BBC
1st March 2018
In the thick of Europe’s most turbulent time in a generation… and what’s really happening behind the scenes with Brexit.
Strategy Director, News Partnerships, Google
22nd February 2018
Tackling fake news, and repairing Google’s relationship with the news industry – offering strategic advice, and even cash investment