Founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media Inc., Tim is thought by many to be the best computer book publisher in the world. O’Reilly Media hosts conferences on technology, including the O’Reilly Open Source Convention, and Web 2.0 Summit, Strata: The Business of Data. Make Magazine and Maker Faire have been compared to the West Coast Computer Faire, which launched the personal computer revolution. Tim’s blog, The O’Reilly Radar “watches the alpha geeks” to determine emerging technology trends, and serves as a platform for advocacy of important issues to the technical community. A partner at O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, an early stage venture firm, Tim also serves on the board of Safari Books Online.