Mike Boland

Writer in San Francisco, California

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Mike Boland was one of Silicon Valley's first tech reporters of the internet age, as a staff reporter for Forbes starting in 2000. He is currently Chief Analyst and VP of Content for BIA/Kelsey, and San Francisco Chapter President of the VR/AR Association

Mike is a frequent speaker at top industry conferences such as ad:tech, Mobile Marketer, and LeadsCon. He has authored in-depth reports on the changing local media landscape including online video, social media and mobile. He contributes regularly to highly read online news sources such as Business Insider and The Huffington Post. A trusted source for reporters covering the interactive media space, his comments have appeared in major news and trade media, including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and The New York Times.

Mike was previously a San Francisco based journalist for business and technology print publications, such as Red Herring, Business 2.0, and Mobile Magazine.