David Lidsky is the interim editor-in-chief of Fast Company. An 18-year veteran of Fast Company, Lidsky most recently served as deputy editor, where he helped steer its overall editorial direction, with an emphasis on finding, commissioning, and editing longform narrative feature stories that appear in print and on digital platforms. In addition, he helped oversee fastcompany.com’s Creativity channel for nearly three years, which covers the entertainment business, advertising, and pop culture. He was part of the leadership team that won Magazine of the Year in 2014 from the American Society of Magazine Editors, and stories he’s edited have won Deadline Club, New York Press Club, and James Beard awards. He runs Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies franchise, and coauthored the compilation book Fast Company’s Greatest Hits. Previously, Lidsky was an editor at FSB: Fortune Small Business and PC Magazine.
Fast Company recently released their highly anticipated “World Changing Ideas Awards”: an award-winning list uncovering companies with big, innovative ideas (in their infancy) that forecasts the future of how we’ll work, eat, travel, build, create policy and more.
Bard MBA’s Katie Boyle, Director of Marketing & Enrollment speaks with David for this episode of the Impact Report.