Tim O’Reilly is the founder, CEO, and chairman of O'Reilly Media, the company that has been providing the picks and shovels of learning to the Silicon Valley gold rush for the past 40 years. The company delivers online learning, publishes books, and runs conferences on cutting-edge technology, and has a history of convening conversations that reshape the computer industry. If you've heard the term "open-source software," "web 2.0," "the Maker movement," "government as a platform," or "the WTF economy," he's had a hand in framing each of those big ideas. O’Reilly is also a partner at early-stage venture firm O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), and on the boards of Maker Media (which was spun out from O'Reilly Media in 2012), Code for America, PeerJ, Civis Analytics, and PopVox. He is the author of many technical books published by O'Reilly Media, and most recently "WTF? What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us" (Harper Business, 2017). He is working on a new book about why we need to rethink antitrust in the era of internet-scale platforms. For regular news from O’Reilly, sign up for the Next:Economy newsletter.