Michael Boland is Chief Analyst and VP of Content for BIA/Kelsey, covering online and mobile media.
Mike is a frequent speaker at top industry conferences such as BIA/Kelsey events, Search Engine Strategies, ad:tech, and WHERE. He has authored in-depth reports on the changing local media landscape including online video, social networking 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.
Before joining BIA/Kelsey, Mike was a journalist and one of Silicon Valley's first tech reporters of the internet age. He was a staff reporter for Forbes starting in 2000, writing articles for the magazine's print tech coverage. He also spent several years as freelance writer for business and technology print publications, such as Red Herring, Business 2.0, and Mobile Magazine.