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Burt Herman

Co-founder and CEO

Storify builds tools for journalists, bloggers and anyone to make stories by curating the social Web. Burt is also co-founder of Hacks/Hackers, an international non-profit organization that brings together journalists and technologists to collaborate on projects.
Previously, as bureau chief and correspondent for The Associated Press, Burt covered politics, conflict, culture and business across the United States, Europe, the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and Asia. He was an embedded reporter with the U.S. Marines and Air Force during the 2003 Iraq war and covered fighting in northern Afghanistan and the U.S. military buildup in Central Asia after the Sept. 11 attacks. Among other major stories he has covered were the 2001 Macedonia war, the 2003 "rose revolution" in Georgia, 2004 tsunami from worst-hit Indonesia, 2004 Beslan school siege in southern Russia and 2005 unrest in Uzbekistan. He also reported on Pakistan's nuclear black market and the aftermath of Benazir Bhutto's 2007 assassination. He co-founded a project on "redesigning journalism," looking at how audiences get their news and applying those insights to find ways to engage audiences. He has also studied strategic management and entrepreneurship at the Stanford business school.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, June 20

9:50am CEST