Forbes

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    Forbes is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. The Company publishes Forbes, Forbes Asia, and Forbes Europe magazines as well as Forbes.com. The Forbes brand includes magazines and licensed local editions around the globe, Forbes.com, TV, research, social and mobile platforms. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include conferences, real estate, education, financial services, and technology license agreements. 

    TypePrivate
    Founded1917
    HQJersey City, US
    Websiteforbes.com
    Employee Ratings3.5
    Culture scoreA-

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (May 2020)5,364(+13%)

    Key People/Management at Forbes

    Mike Federle

    Mike Federle

    CEO
    Mike Perlis

    Mike Perlis

    Vice Chairman and Strategic Advisor
    Mark Howard

    Mark Howard

    Chief Revenue Officer
    Margy Loftus

    Margy Loftus

    Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    Randall Lane

    Randall Lane

    Chief Content Officer
    MariaRosa Cartolano

    MariaRosa Cartolano

    General Counsel
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    Forbes Office Locations

    Forbes has offices in Jersey City, Chicago, San Francisco, North Sydney and in 22 other locations
    Jersey City, US (HQ)
    499 Washington Blvd
    Chicago, US
    Great Central Station, 205 N Michigan Ave #3911
    San Francisco, US
    101 Mission St 12th Floor, San Francisco
    North Sydney, AU
    2 80 Pacific Hwy
    Vienna, AT
    Nordbahnstrasse 36/0/3
    Zhabei Qu, CN
    399号 Heng Feng Lu
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    Forbes Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    1917
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    Forbes Operating Metrics

    Forbes's Unique Visitors was reported to be 60 m in Feb, 2018.
    Jan, 2014Jul, 2014Dec, 2014Jan, 2016Dec, 2017Feb, 2018Apr, 2018

    Global Editions

    31 36 38

    Content Contributors

    1.50 k1.50 k2 k

    Monthly Unique Visitors (US)

    44.50 m53.90 m59 m

    Unique Visitors

    27 m60 m
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    Forbes Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    CameramaMarch 16, 2015
    True/SlantMay 25, 2010
    FlipGlossNovember 12, 2009
    ClipmarksAugust 07, 2007
    InvestopediaApril 17, 2007

    Forbes Online and Social Media Presence

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    Forbes Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      A-

      81/100

    • CEO Rating

      A-

      78/100

    • Compensation

      C-

      63/100

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    Forbes Blogs

    Al Roker’s Pandemic Home Production Studio Is All Apple

    Even broadcast network stars are resorting to unlikely home-brew systems to do their work. NBC's Al Roker is not only handling his Today Show segments, but two healthcare documentaries and an online cooking show with his son. Meanwhile, his wife shoots her own segments for ABC.

    Who Needs Original Programming? TV’s Pandemic Strategies Bear Repeating

    During the pandemic crisis, television programmers are leaning into the rerun. By embracing repetition, they tap into logics that have always shaped television, even if sometimes ignored in favor of the shiny, new, and exclusive.

    How The Media Can Help Limit Risk Of COVID-19 Resurgence After Lockdown

    The media narrative must constantly emphasize that in the post-lockdown World, COVID-19 risk management has now been handed to us and no longer being managed by the governments. Whether we and our community stay healthy depends on us.

    Pandemic, Downturn To Cost Entertainment Industry $160 Billion In Growth Over 5 Years

    Advertising and theatrical exhibition will be especially hard hit by the pandemic and economic downturn, an Ampere Analysis report says. Overall, entertainment will lose out on $160 billion in growth over the next five years.

    Podcasting Goals: Dear Media Cofounder Michael Bosstick Is Amplifying Female Voices, Fueled By $8 Million Series A

    The Dear Media Podcast Network, cofounded by Michael Bosstick and Raina Penchansky, is committed to amplifying women's voices. With more than 40 shows already launched, including The Skinny Confidential and The Dissenters, and an $8 million round of funding, the network is just getting started.
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    Forbes Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Forbes founded?

      Forbes was founded in 1917.

    • Who are Forbes key executives?

      Forbes's key executives are Mike Federle, Mike Perlis and Mark Howard.

    • How many employees does Forbes have?

      Forbes has 5,364 employees.

    • Who are Forbes competitors?

      Competitors of Forbes include Kiplinger, New York Times and The Economist.

    • Where is Forbes headquarters?

      Forbes headquarters is located at 499 Washington Blvd, Jersey City.

    • Where are Forbes offices?

      Forbes has offices in Jersey City, Chicago, San Francisco, North Sydney and in 22 other locations.

    • How many offices does Forbes have?

      Forbes has 26 offices.