Updated: 05/22/2018 by Computer Hope
Name: Jake Winebaum
Born: 1959 in New York City, USA
- 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.
"Content will become more important than navigation. Content is the 'there' of navigation. It is the reason people go on the Net."