Jake Winebaum

Updated: 05/22/2018 by Computer Hope

Jake WinebaumName: Jake Winebaum

Born: 1959 in New York City, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American entrepreneur and writer.
  • Founder of FamilyFun magazine, Business.com and Brighter.com.
  • Co-founder of eCompanies and Blue Waters Research.
  • President of Disney Online (1995).
  • Penned the business plan for The Walt Disney Company's Internet initiatives (1994).
  • Wrote for Fortune magazine (1982), Time magazine (1983) and U.S. News & World Report (1985).

Honors and awards

  • Inducted into Los Angeles Venture Association Hall of Fame (2010).
  • Time magazines Top 50 Cyber Elite.
  • Serves on the board of directors of Gigya, the California Governor's Council for Physical Fitness and Sports.
  • Founding Chairman of Seven Arrows Elementary School.
  • Family Fun magazine was AdWeek's Hot 5 list (1992).
  • Recipient of the Grimes Senior Writing Prize.

Quotes

"Content will become more important than navigation. Content is the 'there' of navigation. It is the reason people go on the Net."

Websites