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Career Summit Speaker Biography

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Partner—
True Ventures
Founder—Gigaom

Journalist Om Malik founded technology blog Gigaom in 2001. With seed funding from True Ventures, he turned the one-man blog into a media company and research firm. Not long thereafter, Om became a venture partner then partner at True Ventures where he continues to invest in promising networking and internet infrastructure technologies.

Om regularly writes for The New Yorker and provides commentary on tech trends to broadcast channels including Bloomberg West, NPR and BBC television and radio. He started writing about tech in the early 1990s. In 2003, he published his first book Broadbandits: Inside the $750 Billion Telecom Heist. Born and raised in New Delhi, Om is now happily situated in Northern California. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from St. Stephen's College where he graduated with honors.