Steve Forbes - Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media
Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. Under Mr. Forbes’ leadership, the company has launched a variety of new publications and businesses. They include: ForbesLife, the dedicated luxury lifestyle and culture magazine; Forbes Europe; Forbes Asia; and Forbes licensee editions in over 30 countries. The company also publishes a number of investment newsletters.
In 1996 Forbes entered the new media arena with the launch of Forbes.com. Through March 2014, Forbes.com, a leading business website, reached close to 30 million unique visitors, according to comScore worldwide. Other Forbes Web sites include: RealClearPolitics.com; RealClearMarkets.com; RealClearSports.com and RealClearWorld.com. The company’s flagship publication, Forbes, is the nation’s leading business magazine, with a circulation of more than 900,000. Forbes combined with Forbes Asia; Forbes Europe and the company's licensee editions together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5 million readers.
Mr. Forbes writes editorials for each issue of Forbes under the heading of “Fact and Comment.” A widely respected economic prognosticator, he is the only writer to have won the highly prestigious Crystal Owl Award four times. The prize was formerly given by U.S. Steel Corporation to the financial journalist whose economic forecasts for the coming year proved most accurate.