About.com: How CEO Neil Vogel is saving the site by killing it
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Neil Vogel is the CEO of About.com, a beloved website from the 1990s. He’s trying to modernize it by doing something that sounds crazy: He’s shutting down the site, and launching a half dozen new brands in its place. Neil is also the founder of the Webby Awards and Internet Week, and was an early employee at dotcom success story Alloy Media. When he was 32, he took a year off to travel the country in a Ford Bronco, which changed his life and career. Here’s his story.