As publisher do you oversee the business side of the publication?


Rich Karlgaard (Author & Publisher at Forbes Magazine)

Rich Karlgaard describes his role as publisher of Forbes Magazine. According to Karlgaard, his job responsibilities more accurately can be described as an Editor at Large, rather than the traditional business-focused position of publisher. He talks about some of the work that he does as publisher including representing the publication as a floating ambassador around the world.


About Author

Rich Karlgaard

Author & Publisher at Forbes Magazine

Rich Karlgaard, author of Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement, is the publisher of Forbes magazine and is based in Silicon Valley. He is a lecturer, pilot, and the author of four acclaimed previous books. A self-proclaimed late bloomer, he had a mediocre academic career at Stanford (which he got into by a fluke), and after graduating, until age 26, worked as a dishwasher, night watchman, and typing temp before finally finding the intersection of his talents and drive that ultimately led him to his current career trajectory.

Interviewed By

Vaishali Jain

Vaishali Jain

Sarder TV Journalist, and Former Bloomberg TV Journalist

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