Dale Dougherty

Founder & CEO of Maker Media, Founder of MAKE Magazine and Creator of Maker Faire

Dale Dougherty Biography

Dale Dougherty is the leading advocate of the Maker Movement. He founded Make: Magazine 2005, which first used the term “makers” to describe people who enjoyed “hands-on” work and play. He started Maker Faire in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006, and which has spread to nearly 200 events in 40 countries, with over 1.5M attendees. Both Make: and Maker Faire were catalysts of the Maker Movement. He is CEO of Maker Media, Inc. in San Francisco, CA.

In 2011 Dougherty was honored at the White House as a “Champion of Change” through an initiative that honors Americans who are “doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world.” At the 2014 White House Maker Faire he was introduced by President Obama as an American innovator making significant contributions to the fields of education and business. He believes that the Maker Movement has the potential to transform the educational experience of students and introduce them to the practice of innovation through play and tinkering.

Dougherty is the author of Free to Make: How the Maker Movement Is Changing our Jobs, Schools and Minds with Adriane Conrad. He is co-author of Maker City: A Practical Guide for Reinventing American Cities with Peter Hirshberg and Marcia Kadanoff.

Prior to Make:, Dougherty was a co-founder of O’Reilly Media where he was an editor of many early technical books. While at O’Reilly, he developed GNN, the first commercial website, which launched in 1993 and was sold to AOL in 1995. He coined the term "Web 2.0." He lives in Sebastopol, California.

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Dale Dougherty Videos

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Dale Dougherty Videos

Speaker Series: Dale Dougherty - YouTube
Minner Distinguished Lecture: Dale Dougherty, Maker Media ...
"Maker Movement Goes Global", Dale Dougherty (Founder and ...
ISTE EdTekTalks 2014: Dale Dougherty - YouTube
Dale Dougherty: We are makers - YouTube

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