Michael Tippett

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About Michael Tippett

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Michael Tippett (born February 23, 1970) is an entrepreneur, columnist and educator. He was the original founder of NowPublic which is one of the pioneers in citizen journalism and quickly becoming one of the largest news agencies in the world. In 2009 the site was nominated for an Emmy in Advanced Technology. In August 2009 NowPublic was acquired by billionaire, Phillip Anschutz for a reported 25 million dollars . In 2009, Tippett was recognized by the British Columbia New Media Association with an award for visionary leadership. Prior to his involvement in NowPublic, Tippett was the Director of Marketing for Afternic.com. Afternic was acquired by Register.com for $60 million dollars in 2001. At Register Tippett was the Director of Channel Marketing for the company and then General Manager for one of The Company's five divisions. He currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the brother of Jonathan Tippett of the Mondo Spider and is also related to Michael Tippett, the composer. Tippett is a member of the University of British Columbia’s School of Journalism Advisory Board, The Capilano University, Advisory Committee and is also a board member of CABINET, a

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