At the age of 48 years, Om Malik Perkash should be proud. Business media sites Gigaom.com growing technology and become a factor for the technology enthusiast.
Before becoming an entrepreneur, Om Malik, who was born in New Delhi in 1966 was studying at St. Stephens College in 1986. Bachelor of chemistry that instead of being a chemist but then more interested in the world of journalism and authorship. He moved to New York in 1993 to work as a writer in India Abroad and then for economic and business magazine Forbes. Om is also known as a writer for Red Herring, the media focused on the telecommunications sector, and later became a senior writer there.
His first experience as an entrepreneur began by setting up an online site that provides services DesiParty.com event for the Indian emigrants. In the same year, he also founded the South Asian Journalists Association (ONLY). In 1995, he helped launch the magazine Masala which was closed today and the site Masala.com, South Asian news portal. Om has also written for Quick Nikkei News.
In 1997, Om became early on Forbes.com team led by David Churbuck. Two years later, he left to work in the sector Forbes.com venture capital fund managers to work sebagau Hambrecht & Quist in Asia Pacific.Namun, Om only lasted a few months because he realized his calling was to write.
2000 to witness when Om moved to San Francisco, California to write in the magazine Business 2.0.
Achievements and his work as a journalist and entrepreneur was then escorted to establish another attempt in 2001: GigaOmniMedia Inc. The company then expanded rapidly and now covers GigaOM, NewTeeVee, Earth2Tech and WebWorkerDaily. GigaOM managed to build a loyal audience. No fewer than 500,000 visitors from around the world to read the information presented on the blog GigaOM. Not surprisingly, the technology blog was awarded with the title of world’s 50 best blogs by Technorati Rank and become one of the rows of the list of the 100 Most Influential Blogs in the World version of CNET.
Starting mid-2006, Om said he is focusing on GigaOm even though he is still active in other media write seeperti Business 2.0, Web Worker Daily and Tablatronic.
In addition to writing for a living, winner of a gold award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors wrote on his personal blog omis.me, where he devotes ideas and his opinions on music, books and life in general.
In addition to writing in the virtual world, the man who had won the Excellence in Journalism 200-2001 also published his book entitled “Broadbandits: Inside the $ 750 Billion Telecom Heist” which was released May 15, 2003.