John Battelle on the possibility of permanent change

WorkingNation interviews leaders in public, private, and nonprofit spheres at the virtual JFF Horizons conference as part of our #WorkingNationOverheard campaign

John Battelle is CEO and co-founder of Recount Media. Battelle is an entrepreneur, author, professor, and journalist whose career has centered around creating media properties. He says as a media company, it’s important to have a staff that represents the diversity of the nation.

He adds companies should be rethinking their actions as business leaders in response to events of recent months. Battelle says the robust conversations can steer change. “One thing that gives me hope is the rapidity with which change seems possible right now.”

WorkingNation interviewed Battelle for #WorkingNationOverheard as a media partner with the JFF Horizons 2020 conference. You can watch all the interviews on our YouTube channel.

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