Tim O’Reilly, a pioneer in web technology, discusses what it means for the Internet to be a platform. He proposes companies that value the user will be the real winners in the Web 2.0 and give sound advice on technologies and approaches that retailers and media companies should embark on to be successful in this new era of user-driven content.
Tim O’Reilly is the founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, thought by many to be the best computer book publisher in the world. The company also publishes online through the O’Reilly Network and hosts conferences on technology topics. Tim is an activist for open source, open standards, and sensible intellectual property laws. Since 1978, Tim has led the company’s pursuit of its core goal: to be a catalyst for technology change by capturing and transmitting the knowledge of “alpha geeks” and other innovators.
We’re here with Tim O’Reilly, the founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, one of the best computer book publishers in the world. Tim is most recently known as being a thought leader and visionary in the evolving modern web space and has coined the term “Web 2.0,” and holds a conference. He really is leading the trend towards this modern web or semantic web environment.