About Founder of Smashwords, a distributor of indie (self-published) ebooks serving Apple, B&N, OverDrive, Scribd, Oyster, Kobo, libraries.
Previously founder of BestCalls.com, an earnings conference call directory in ’97. Our effort to open earnings conference calls to small investors was a catalyst for the SEC’s Regulation FD. Acquired in ’03 by Shareholder.com, which was acquired by the Nasdaq in ’05.
Contributor to the Huffington Post’s books section since 2009.
On advisory board of GetQuik (restaurant order automation technology). Previously on advisory board of Flat World Knowledge (open source text books) and AVG (security software).
Former contributing writer for VentureBeat.