Mike Boland was one of Silicon Valley's first tech reporters of the internet age, as a staff reporter for Forbes (print) starting in 2000. He is Chief Analyst of BIA/Kelsey, Founding Editor of ARtillry, and San Francisco Chapter President of the VR/AR Association

Mike is a frequent speaker at industry conferences such as VRLA, ad:tech and LeadsCon. He has authored in-depth reports on the changing tech & media landscape including social networking and mobile. He contributes regularly to highly read online news sources such as TechCrunch, Business Insider and the Huffington Post.

A trusted source for tech journalists, his comments have appeared in A-list publications, including The New Yorker, The Wall Street JournalThe New York Times. Mike was previously a San Francisco-based journalist for business and technology print publications, such as Red HerringBusiness 2.0, and Mobile Magazine.