| John Battelle |
|Born||November 4, 1965|
|Alma mater||University of California (Berkeley)|
|Member of||NewsGuard/Advisory Board, WEF/Global Leaders for Tomorrow/2001, WEF/Young Global Leaders/2005|
John Linwood Battelle  is an entrepreneur, author and journalist. Best known for his work creating media properties, Battelle helped launch Wired in the 1990s and launched The Industry Standard during the dot-com boom. In 2005, he founded the online advertising network Federated Media Publishing. In January 2014, Battelle sold Federated Media Publishing's direct sales business to LIN Media and relaunched the company's programmatic advertising business from Lijit Networks to Sovrn Holdings.
Batelle was selected a Global Leaders for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in 2001 and again in the continuation program Young Global Leaders in 2005.