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Burt Herman

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

VP of Editorial, Livefyre and Co-founder, Storify (acquired by Livefyre). Stanford grad. Stanford grad.

VP of Editorial, Livefyre and Co-founder, Storify (acquired by Livefyre). Stanford grad. Stanford grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Growth
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Growth
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Hacks/Hackers
Storify (acquired by Livefyre)

Advisor

Online News Association
Matter.
Next Media Accelerator
Online News Association

Positions

Co-founder Hacks/Hackers September 2009 - present
Adjunct Faculty CUNY Graduate School of Journalism March 2016 - present
Mentor Matter. March 2013 - present
Mentor Next Media Accelerator May 2015 - present
VP of Editorial Livefyre September 2013 - March 2015
Co-Founder and Founding CEO Storify (acquired by Livefyre) March 2010 - March 2015
Board member Online News Association January 2012 - December 2013
Consulting editor, interactive design and multimedia Associated Press July 2009 - September 2009
John S. Knight fellowship for journalists Stanford University September 2008 - June 2009
Chief of Bureau, Korea The Associated Press November 2004 - September 2008
Central Asia Correspondent The Associated Press September 2002 - November 2004
Moscow correspondent The Associated Press September 2001 - September 2002
Berlin Correspondent The Associated Press June 1999 - September 2001
International Desk editor The Associated Press September 1998 - June 1999
Detroit Newsman The Associated Press November 1996 - September 1998
Sacramento Newsman The Associated Press June 1996 - November 1996

Education

Stanford University John S. Knight fellowship for journalists 2008 - 2009

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • K-12
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Content
  • • News

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

After leading Storify from its start to raising money and a successful exit, I'm ready to jump all in with my next opportunity, and apply my experience at a media or technology company working at scale.

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Andrew Haeg
They're my school  •  Entrepreneur in Residence, Center for Collaborative Journalism, Mercer University and Founder, Groundsource. Stanford grad.
He thinks deeply about real problems and takes a user-centered approach to everything he does

Jonathan Spier
They're my friends  •  CEO, PLAE. Previously Advisor, Storify (acquired by Livefyre). Harvard Business School grad. University of California, Berkeley grad.
He's been around the block and deeply understands management and sales, with a great attitude but also honest talk when warranted.