Speaker - Will Hearst

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William R. Hearst III is chairman of the board of Hearst Corporation, one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Hearst is a grandson of company founder William Randolph Hearst.

The company’s major interests include magazine, newspaper and business publishing, cable networks, television and radio broadcasting, digital businesses, TV production and distribution, newspaper features distribution, business information and real estate.

Hearst has been a director of Hearst Corporation for more than 30 years and is a testamentary trustee under the will of William Randolph Hearst. He is president of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and director of The Hearst Foundation, having been actively engaged in the charitable activities and programs of the Hearst Foundations for the last 20 years.

Hearst is also a partner emeritus at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Prior to joining KPCB in 1995, he served for 10 years as editor and publisher of the San Francisco Examiner, then owned by Hearst Corporation. Hearst began his career with theExaminer in 1972 as a reporter and assistant city editor. He moved on to Outside magazine, but subsequently rejoined Hearst, first at theLos Angeles Herald Examiner and later as vice president of Hearst Cable Communications.

In addition to the board of directors of Hearst Corporation, Hearst serves on the boards of numerous organizations, including Carnegie Institution for Science, University High School, and the San Francisco Film Society. Hearst is a 1972 graduate of Harvard University, holding a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He has remained active in the field of mathematics with the Mathematical Science Research Institute and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Hearst has recently been appointed an associate in mathematics by the Department of Mathematics at Harvard University.

18 Programs

The New West with Will Hearst: Willie Brown

07.07.15 | 00:29:42 min | 0 comments

The New West with Will Hearst: Michael Bauer

06.23.15 | 00:29:24 min | 0 comments

The New West with Will Hearst: Jeff Goodby

06.01.15 | 00:29:15 min | 0 comments

The New West with Will Hearst: Rose Pak

03.05.15 | 00:29:34 min | 0 comments

The New West with Will Hearst: Ishmael Reed

02.19.15 | 00:15:00 min | 0 comments

The New West with Will Hearst: Alice Waters

01.15.15 | 00:29:31 min | 0 comments

The New West with Will Hearst: Stewart Brand

11.17.14 | 00:30:23 min | 0 comments

The New West with Will Hearst: Kevin Kelly

11.05.14 | 00:15:44 min | 0 comments

The New West with Will Hearst: Paul Saffo

05.21.14 | 00:14:59 min | 1 comment

The New West with Will Hearst: Phil Bronstein

05.16.14 | 00:15:00 min | 0 comments

Welcome: David Ulin & Louise Steinman

02.21.14 | 00:10:55 min | 0 comments

Panel Discussion: The New Publishing

10.04.13 | 00:39:17 min | 0 comments

Writing from California: Welcome

10.04.13 | 00:14:05 min | 0 comments

Alain de Botton in Conversation with Will Hearst

06.09.09 | 00:09:13 min | 7 comments

From L.A. to the World: Hollywood in Radio and in Press

05.31.08 | 01:28:14 min | 1 comment

Kevin Starr: Interwar Hollywood and California History

05.31.08 | 00:45:12 min | 0 comments

Chris Anderson with Will Hearst

05.12.06 | 01:28:54 min | 12 comments