Michael Boland covers interactive and mobile media.

Expertise: Mobile Advertising, Social Media, Emerging Tech

Mike was one of Silicon Valley’s first tech writers of the internet age as staff reporter for Forbes, starting in 2000.

Now a leading industry analyst, he’s a frequent speaker at top industry conferences such as BIA/Kelsey events, ad:tech, and LeadsCon.

He authors defining reports and revenue forecasts on the changing tech & media landscape; He contributes to highly-red news sources such as Business Insider and The Huffington Post; and his quotes & comments appear in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and The New York Times. After 20 years as a content guy, he also runs BIA/Kelsey’s publishing strategy including reports, multimedia, blog and newsletter.

Fun Facts


Mike’s a media hacker, wannabe hipster, and two-time San Francisco flip cup champion.