George  Gilder

George Gilder

George Gilder is the author of 19 books, including his latest Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy. Prior books: The Scandal of Money; Knowledge & Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism; Men & Marriage; Wealth & Poverty; The Spirit of Enterprise; Life After Television, Microcosm, Telecosm, The Silicon Eye, and The Israel Test. Knowledge and Power was libertarian "book of the year" at FreedomFest 2013. George is a contributor to Forbes, National Review, and the Wall Street Journal. He is also a venture capitalist (angel) specializing in U.S. technology companies. He wrote and edited the Gilder Technology Report, is number 27 Management Guru in Clayton Christensen's Top 50, is founder and fellow of the Discovery Institute, and was the most quoted living author by President Ronald Reagan. His specialties: Long distance running, chiefly trail and hill races, and Nordic skiing. He lives with his wife in western Massachusetts.