Mike Federle has served as Chief Operating Officer of Forbes since October, 2011, overseeing circulation, manufacturing and distribution operations as well as global licensing and new business development. Prior to Forbes, Mike was co-founder, President and COO of Techonomy Media, a multimedia company based in New York, in which Forbes acquired an equity interest in July, 2011. He is a 25-year veteran of the media industry, including positions as Publisher of Fortune magazine, Group Publisher of the Time Inc. Business & Finance Network, Group Publisher of the Bonnier Mountain Group in Boulder, Colorado, and CEO, Advertising & Marketing, at Next Jump, a privately held Silicon Alley Internet company.