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Cory Johnson (born 1966) is an American entrepreneur, investor and journalist. He is the founder and CEO of the Business Podcast Network. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the hip-hop basketball magazine SLAM. He later became an editor of Vibe magazine, helped found TheStreet.com and helped create Bloomberg West.
Cory Johnson is the founder and CEO of the Business Podcast Network and hosts the daily Drill Down podcast. Previously he served as Chief Market Strategist for Ripple, a digital payments solution company that utilizes blockchain technology. He was the first Silicon Valley correspondent for CNBC business news and co-host of Bloomberg West with Emily Chang where they discussed the tech sector. Johnson also covered internet companies, social media, cloud computing, and various other developments in technology, media, and entertainment. He also hosted "Bloomberg Markets" on radio, alongside Carol Massar. Johnson is also a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors.
He sits on the board of the Rochester YMCA's Camp Cory, which he attended in his youth.
Johnson grew up in Rochester, New York.
Honors and awards
Johnson was featured in Houghton Mifflin's The Best American Sportswriters.