Founder, Writer, and Publisher

About Lauren Keyson

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Lauren Keyson

The Making of a Founder

Lauren is the Founder and CEO of Keyson Publishing. She is also the Founder and CEO of the not-for-profit Disruptive Technologists, Inc., and founder, writer, and publisher of This latest project incorporates published digital content for the web, newsletters, podcasts, quarterly events in partnership with Microsoft, webinars, Think Tank events & dinners with some of the most disruptive voices in technology today, as well as a large social media network on multiple platforms.

Find out more about Disruptive Technologists and how you can be a part of this diverse and growing group of New York City’s finest thinkers.

She is also the CEO of the expert Think Tank, NYC Disruptive Technologists Council (NYCDTC) and Entrepreneur in Residence for NY Institute of Technology Center for Entrepreneurism and is now the founder of the Meetup organization Disruptive Technologists in NYC.

Her extensive experience includes VP of Publishing for the information technology company, and Publishing Director for the broker-dealer Instinet. She was also the Editor and Managing Editor for Buyside Magazine and Contributing Editor for the Napa/Solano Business Journal and the Marin/Sonoma Business Journal.

She was Communications Director for CACNY – NYC Alumni Club for UC Berkeley for 10 years and is currently the Communications Director for B-Han-NY, the UC Berkeley and Haas Business Alumni Association. She has a BA from U.C. Berkeley, a Publishing Certificate from Stanford University, and a summa cum laude Associate of Science degree in Web Development from the International Academy of Design and Technology.

Past publications include The Internet Analyst with 1.5M subscribers and The Telecomm Analyst with 1.3M subscribers.

As if that wasn’t enough, she’s also a writer, journalist, and tech evangelist since tech was in its infancy.

Get your copy of Lauren’s latest book, “The Origins of Disruptive Technologists and Their Entrepreneurial Culture in NYC” with a preface from Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the Internet – on Amazon now.

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Newly Founded Disruptive Technologists as a Not-for-Profit
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Entrepreneur in Residence at NY Institute of Technology Center for Entrepreneurism
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Venture in Residence at New York Institute of Technology
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Board Member, Graduate Division of UC Berkeley
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U.S. Entrepreneurial Idea of the Year Award from Reuters

"Lauren Keyson was brought in to create internet-based publications, and to give the company a communications presence on the Web. Her work was incredible – she created several smart, savvy, innovative online and print publishing products that included The Internet Analyst, circ: 1.5 mil.; The Telecom Analyst, circ: 1.25 mil.; Industry Investing Reports, circ 300,00 as well as industry indexes. I worked with her on all these products and can say that she is an excellent writer, editor, and communicator who consistently developed new ideas into well-received PR."

Marc Gerstein
Director of Investment Research at Multex now a part of Reuters

"Lauren provided SNL Financial with diligent media relations support for several years. Her efforts when SNL's program of public relations outreach was in its infancy laid the groundwork for the extensive recognition the firm now receives in the business press. "

Richard Wilkes
Director of Marketing at SNL Financial now part of S&P Global Market Intelligence

"Lauren is one the smartest, most creative writers and editors-in-chief that I have ever worked with. She is wired for business, and has remarkable instincts for innovative and new content that will be attractive to readers; and has experimented and embraced every new media delivery mode, including the internet years before it was mainstream. "

Gregg Amonette
Exec VP Sales & Marketing at Multex now a part of Reuters

"Lauren Keyson {Keyson Publishing} was instrumental to our communication efforts at Instinet... I was impressed not only by the writing skills, but also by the breadth and depth of their contacts in the media industry."

Russ Koesterich
Director of Investment Strategy at Instinet