Jimmy Soni is well known for his work as a previous managing editor for The Huffington Post. Transferred to the country of India to launch the Huffington Post in the region, he later left and began working on writing a book. His writing has received international acclaim for topics exploring successful technology, science, and math innovators. Best recognized for A Mind at Play about scientist Claude Shannon, he’s also found success with his book about the founders of PayPal. In 2014, Soni was recognized by Forbes as one of the magazine’s top 30 Under 30 in media.
Why you should book Jimmy Soni for your next event
- Audiences are inspired by Jimmy Soni’s successful career path and his fascinating insights into how technology is shaping the modern world.
- Exploring topics of interest in science, math, and technology, he offers behind-the-scenes information about notable industry innovators. His intriguing insights provide listeners with actionable steps for improving internal technology strategies and teams.
- As the author of the inspirational bestseller The Founders, Soni has received deserved recognition from The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and The New Yorker.
As a former Huffington Post managing editor, Jimmy Soni set the foundation for the publication’s launch in India. He left the company prior to the launch to work on his book and later became one of the most well-known authors in the country. Featured in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times for his book The Founders, Soni has received international recognition during his career as an author for delving into the lives of industry titans in math, science, and modern technology. He co-authored a best-selling biography about scientist Claude Shannon, A Mind at Play.
In 2014, Forbes honoured Soni as one of the media’s top 30 Under 30. Crain Communications has previously featured Soni as one of its talented 40 Under Forty. In 2016, Soni worked on a successful political campaign for former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens.
Leveraging his knowledge of technology, Soni travels the country sharing valuable insights into emerging technologies and investments. Speaking to public and private audiences, he explores the history and technology behind modern advancements. Providing essential information to help audiences progress in business, his listeners leave the presentation with actionable steps for incorporating best practices in business processes.
Born in France to parents of Indian descent but raised in Chicago, Illinois, Soni attended and graduated from Duke University. He currently lives with his daughter Venice in Brooklyn, New York.
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