Burt Herman

Advertising, journalism and technology, journalism_technology, media & publishing

San Francisco, CA




Co-Founder of Storify, a social network service that lets users create stories or timelines using social media posts, which can be pulled into stories. Networks like BBC, Al Jazeera, and CNN use Storify to drag social media posts into news-breaking articles. Storify was aquired by Livefyre in 2013 where Herman currently works as Vice President of Editorial. Prior, he cofounded Hacks/Hackers, a non-profit organization bringing together journalists and technologists concerned about the future of news. Herman is also a mentor att Matter. where he advises start-ups working at the crossroads of technology and media.