Loved Huff Post in the old days – no longer bother with it – so VERY keen to see how this all pans out.
After the Huffington Post was acquired by AOL (s aol) last year, HuffPo chief technology officer Paul Berry estimated 15 percent of his time was spent dealing with corporate politics. A year later, that figure had zoomed to 85 percent while 15 percent of his time was devoted to building technology. Now, just a few months after leaving the Huffington Post position he held for more than five years, he’s back to creating things again on a full-time basis.
Berry left the Huffington Post in February and got to work on a new incubator called SoHo Tech Labs, which reunites some of the top former executives of the Huffington Post. Along with Berry, there’s HuffPo co-founders Ken Lerer and Jonah Peretti, former CEO Eric Hippeau, Greg Coleman, former president and chief revenue officer and Eric Ashman, the former CFO. Others from HuffPo’s tech group including Ben Regenspan, CTO of the lab, have migrated over as…
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