Robert Capps

Robert Capps

Robert Capps

Head of Editorial
WIRED

Robert Capps is head of editorial at WIRED, where he oversees editorial for all platforms, including the magazine, WIRED.com and live events. In his 11-year career at WIRED he has garnered 12 National Magazine Award nominations, spearheaded the programing for multiple live events (including the WIRED Business Conference, the WIRED Data | Life health conference, and the WIRED x Design creativity retreat), managed large multimedia projects for the web, edited award-winning magazine features and run every part of the print publication. His 2009 article “Why Things Fail” won the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, and his article “The Good Enough Revolution” was discussed in publications ranging from the Economist to The New Yorker, and was noted by The New York Times as one of the big ideas of the year.