Burt Herman is the Co - Founder (Business development, partnerships and publisher relations) of Storify.
Burt is the Founder of Hacks / Hackers, a worldwide organization bringing together journalists and technologists.
He previously reported from around the world for The Associated Press over a 12-year career, heading AP's office in Korea and founding a bureau covering the five countries of former Soviet Central Asia.
Among other assignments worldwide, he was an embedded reporter with the U.S. Marines in the Iraq war, covered Afghanistan after Sept. 11, traveled several times to reclusive North Korea, covered the Asian tsunami and Pakistan's nuclear program.
Burt was a Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University, a program for distinguished journalists selected for a year of study, where he also received his,
B.A. with honors in political science,
M.A. in Russian and East European studies .
Board & Advisor Roles (2)Update
|Mar 12, 2015||Tech Cocktail - Curating the Real-Time Web with Storify|
|Mar 2, 2015||WSJ Blogs - The Daily Startup: Kleiner Perkins Trial Enters Its Second Week|
|Feb 27, 2015||TechCrunch - Storify Founders Close Their Chapter At Livefyre|
|Oct 7, 2014||TechCrunch - Social Curation Platform Storify Gets A Redesign With Support For Group Collaboration|
|Nov 12, 2013||Gigaom - Twitter introduces Custom Timelines, Storify takes a deep breath|
|Sep 9, 2013||Gigaom - Livefyre acquires Storify to expand its social-media curation platform|
|Sep 9, 2013||CNet - Storify is fittingly acquired by Livefyre social curation platform - CNET|
|Sep 9, 2013||The Next Web - Livefyre Buys Social Storytelling Startup Storify in First Acquisition|