GLOBE 2016 Speaker

John Battelle (M)

Chair & CEO, NewCo

John Battelle (M)

Mr. John L. Battelle is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at NewCo Festivals, Inc. Mr. Battelle is a Co-Founding Editor of Wired magazine and Wired Ventures. He is an Adjunct Professor at the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Mr. Battelle was named a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He is a finalist in the “Entrepreneur of the Year” competition by Ernst & Young and has been named an “Innovator”, one of ten best marketers in the business, by Advertising Age. Mr. Battelle holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree from the University of California.