Chris Anderson is the CEO of 3D Robotics
and founder of DIY Drones
. From 2001 through 2012 he was the Editor in Chief of Wired
Magazine. Before Wired
he was with The Economist
for seven years in London, Hong Kong and New York in various positions, ranging from Technology Editor to US Business Editor.
He's the author of the New York Times
bestselling books The Long Tail and Free as well as the new Makers: The New Industrial Revolution.
Awards include: Editor of the Year by Ad Age
(2005). Named to the "Time 100
," the newsmagazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world (2007). Loeb Award for Business Book of the Year
(2007). Wired named Magazine of the Decade by AdWeek for my tenure (2009). Time Magazine's Tech 40
— The Most Influential Minds In Technolgy (2013).
He also founded GeekDad, BookTour and a few other companies now lost in the mists of time.
You can learn more about Chris here