Randall Lane


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Randall Lane is the Chief Content Officer of Forbes Media and editor of Forbes Magazine. Randall is responsible for editorial content across all platforms, specifically focusing on integrating editorial content across digital and print.
Randall Lane has been the editor of Forbes Magazine since 2011 and in that time has helped the magazine and Forbes.com reach peak levels of readership, developed some of Forbes’ most successful franchises including Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and has delivered exclusive and deep-dive reporting on some of the world’s greatest business minds. Since returning to Forbes in 2011, he has created two of the company’s major annual events: The Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy, which gathers the world’s richest, most influential people to tackle the world’s most intractable problems; and the Under 30 Summit, which convenes the world’s next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs.
In December 2017, Randall was promoted to Chief Content Officer. Prior to joining Forbes Media, Lane co-founded and served as Editor-in-Chief of a half dozen magazines and related websites, including P.O.V., Trader Monthly and Dealmaker. He was also an early member of The Daily Beast leadership team, serving as Editor-at-Large. Mr. Lane began his career at Forbes in 1991, and served as reporter, staff writer and Washington bureau chief.
Randall Lane sits on the boards of directors of Global Citizen and Just Capital, chairs the advisory board of Last Mile Health, and also serves on the Board of Overseers of Columbia’s School of Professional Studies, as well as three boards affiliated with his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania