Stratechery is written by Ben Thompson in Taipei, Taiwan. Ben worked previously at Apple, Microsoft, and Automattic, where he focused on strategy, developer relations, and marketing for Apple University, Windows, and WordPress.com. Ben attended undergrad at the University of Wisconsin, received an MBA from Kellogg School of Management with a focus on strategy and marketing, and an MEM from McCormick Engineering school in Design and Innovation with a focus on human-centered design.
Ben has been writing Stratechery since 2013, and it has been his full-time job since 2014.
About the event:
Ben will speak about his experience at business school, how that led to the creation of Stratechery, a one-person business with a seven-figure run-rate, and what students need to understand about technology and its impact on the world. There will also be a question-and-answer portion.
Stratechery provides analysis of the strategy and business side of technology and media, and the impact of technology on society. Weekly Articles are free, while three Daily Updates a week are for subscribers only.
Recommended by The New York Times as “one of the most interesting sources of analysis on any subject”, Stratechery has subscribers from over 85 different countries, including executives in both technology and industries impacted by technology, venture capitalists and investors, and thousands of other people interested in understanding how and why the Internet is changing everything.