William C. Taylor
In 1993, Bill Taylor cofounded Fast Company, a magazine that covers real people with real solutions and gives people tools they need to succeed in today's world of work. As a founding editor of Fast Company, he concentrates on driving, managing, and contributing to the content of every issue of the magazine, working closely with the entire Fast Company editorial staff.
Before founding Fast Company, Bill served as associate editor of the Harvard Business Review for more than three years, where he focused on themes such as U.S.-Japan competition, global strategies, and the new business models emerging in Silicon Valley. In an earlier life, he spent several years in Washington, DC working with consumer advocate Ralph Nader.
Bill is the coauthor of three books: The Big Boys: Power and Position in American Business (Pantheon Books, 1986), No-Excuses Management (Doubleday/Currency, 1993), Going Global (Viking Penguin, 1996).
His articles and essays on business have appeared in a wide range of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the New York Times Book Review, Newsday, and Institutional Investor.
Bill is a graduate of Princeton University and the MIT Sloan School of Management. He lives in Boston with his wife and daughters.
Books:Practically Radical, January 2011
Mavericks At Work, October 2006