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Brian Alvey - . New York, NY, US

Brian Alvey

Serial entrepreneur and startup advisor

New York, NY, UNITED STATES

Brian Alvey is a leader in online publishing. His software makes creative people more powerful.

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Jason Calacanis & Brian Alvey Interview @Launch Conference 2013 in San Francisco

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Biography

In 1995, Brian designed the first TV Guide web site and helped BusinessWeek move from AOL to the web. Since then he has created or co-created many popular brands including Engadget, Autoblog, Joystiq, Cinematical, TUAW.com, Obsessable, Super Eco, ComicMix, Meet The Makers, Crowd Fusion and Blogstakes -- and built all of the platforms that powered them.

Brian has also built publishing platforms for brands he didn't personally create such as TMZ, The Daily, Capgemini, Intel, JD Edwards, Deloitte & Touche, The Kansas City Chiefs, Dow Jones Venture Reporter, Warner Bros, MySpace and Netscape.

Specialties include: products, branding, design, development, content management, startups, scaling, cloud, mobile, agile, virtual, puns.

Industry Expertise (5)

Computer Software Media - Online IT Services/Consulting Information Technology and Services Corporate Leadership

Areas of Expertise (10)

Cloud Computing Startups Entrepreneurship Digital Media Software Platforms Mobile Tablets Venture Capital Content Management Brand Publishing

Accomplishments (1)

Weblogs, Inc. and Blogsmith (professional)

2005-01-01

President and Co-founder of Weblogs, Inc. with Jason Calacanis.

http://www.weblogsinc.com/
http://www.engadget.com/
http://www.autoblog.com/
http://www.tvsquad.com/
http://www.slashfood.com/
http://www.joystiq.com/
and about 50 more leading blogs in 5 languages.

Weblogs, Inc. was acquired by AOL in October 2005. Our enterprise blogging platform Blogsmith was acquired by AOL in November 2006 and powers several of the Technorati top 100 blogs.

Education (1)

Texas Christian University: BS, Physics and Astronomy 1991

Minors in both Mathematics and Fine Arts

Testimonials (1)

Victor Agreda Jr., Editor | The Next Web

Brian is capable of performing business magic: anticipating needs and solving problems before the become problems or before users start asking for features. Coupled with boundless energy and a quick wit, Brian's leadership is inspirational to anyone in a company where results matter and innovation is built into the culture. It was an honor working with him!

Event Appearances (4)

Brand Publishing's Secret Weapon

iStrategy Conference  Miami, FL

2013-04-23

A Perfect Storm: When Mobile Met The Cloud

Breaking Development  Dallas, TX

2011-04-12

Sites, Servers, Action! Cloud Computing Goes Hollywood

SxSW Interactive  Austin, TX

2011-03-14

An Abundance of Tools, An Absence of Craft

Audience Conference  New York, NY

2010-08-14

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*Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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