Randall Lane has been the Editor of Forbes magazine since 2011, with responsibility for the editorial content that differentiates it in print. During his tenure, Forbes has reached the highest print readership in its 99-year history. He also founded and oversees the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists and the Under 30 Summit, the world’s most influential gathering of young leaders, as well as the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy.
Previously, he co-founded and served as editor-in-chief of a half dozen magazines, including P.O.V. (Adweek’s “Startup of the Year”), Trader Monthly, and Dealmaker. Mr. Lane also served as Editor-at-Large at Newsweek and The Daily Beast; he started his career at Forbes, where he eventually was named Washington bureau chief. As a hobby, Mr. Lane, a certified sommelier, served as chief restaurant critic for Time Out New York, where he was a National Magazine Award finalist. He is a frequent television commentator and the author of The Zeroes.