FORA.tv Speaker - Paul Sagan

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Biography

Paul Sagan served as president of Akamai Technologies from its launch in 1999 until last year and was named CEO in 2005. Before that, he was a senior adviser to the World Economic Forum and president and editor of New Media at Time Inc. Sagan began his career in broadcast journalism. A three-time Emmy Award winner, he joined Time Warner in 1991 to design and launch the cable network NY1 News. He became a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2008 and was named Ernst & Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in 2009. He is a director of iRobot and EMC Corp., a trustee of Northwestern University, co-chair of the Medill Board of Advisors, a member of the Dean's Council at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and an advisory board member at the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy. He also served on the blue-ribbon Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy.

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Reality Check: A Network in Crisis?

06.22.11 | 00:41:29 min | 0 comments