Ben Huh is a South Korean internet entrepreneur and the CEO of The Cheezburger Network, which receives 375 million views a month across its 50 sites.
The Cheezburger Network
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Huh is the central figure in the LOLwork reality television series on the Bravo television network. The series follows Ben Huh and his staff at Cheezburger as they create new content for the site.
Huh has been a speaker at SXSW, Web 2.0 Summit and TEDx Seattle. In 2010, Huh was named to Fast Company’s list of the “Most Creative People in Business.” He was also named to GQ’s list of the “Worst-Dressed Men in Silicon Valley”; in response to this, he challenged GQ to a fashion duel.
Huh received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year© Award in 2011.
Huh lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife Emily and poodle mix, Nemo. He also runs The Moby Dick Project, which aims to change how news is presented.
- ^ Chard, Thea. Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh on Surrounding Himself with More Talent, and the Future of the Global Humor Blog Network. Xconomy. June 30, 2010.
- ^ "It's "Bravo's Big Premiere Week," Featuring Five New and Returning Series Kicking Off November 4". The Futon Critic. October 23, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012.
- ^ Simons, Wes. TED Invades Seattle. Seattle Business.
- ^ Ben Huh Speaker. Web 2.0 Summit. November 15, 2010.
- ^ Mascai, Dan. The 100 Most Creative People: Ben Huh #86. Fast Company. 2010.
- ^ Hope, Clover. The 15 Worst-Dressed Men of Silicon Valley. GQ. August 3, 2011.
- ^ Cook, John. Cheezburger chief challenges GQ to fashion 'duel'. MSNBC. August 4, 2011.
- ^ Mcedward, Laura. Entrepreneur’s Kitty Site Now A Caboodle. LA Times. September 23, 2008.
- ^ Wortham, Jenna. Once Just a Site With Funny Cat Pictures, and Now a Web Empire. The New York Times. June 13, 2010.
- ^ Huh, Ben. Why Are We Still Consuming The News Like It’s 1899?. May 28, 2011.
- ^ Cook, John. Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh’s latest voyage: It’s time ‘to rethink journalism’. GeekWire. May 23, 2011.