Bruce Haring

About: Bruce Haring

Bruce Haring has been a staffer at USA Today, Associated Press, Billboard, Variety and other major publications and online sites during his long journalism career. His interest in technology dates to the BBS days of online communication, and he has been covering its development and affects on business for more than 25 years.

Haring is the author of six books, including the award-wnning "Off The Charts: Ruthless Days and Reckless Nights Inside the Music Industry," and wrote the first book on the MP3 phenomenon that nearly overturned the music industry.

He is the founder and director of many live events, including the DIY Convention: Do It Yourself in Film, Music & Books; the Aliens to Zombies Convention; the Young Professionals in Energy International Summit, and the New York, Paris, Hollywood, San Francisco and London book festivals.