Richard MacManus is the Founder and Editor of ReadWriteWeb. He is from Wellington New Zealand. Prior to RWW Richard did research, analysis and product development work for companies in Silicon Valley and beyond. He has also worked for some of New Zealand's top organizations as a Web Manager.
Richard co-founded the Web 2.0 Workgroup and from September 2005 – December 2006 he started and ran the Web 2.0 Explorer blog at ZDNet. Richard also co-founded and was Executive Editor of Micro Media Corporation, a multi-channel leadership program in Web and Media 2.0 that operated under the brand name TransMission.