Scoble Leaving PodTech, Heading For Fast Company

Dec 12th, 2007 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video, Video Podcasts

PodTechMore bad news for troubled podcasting startup PodTech: According to reports via TechCrunch and Twitter, popular tech analyst Robert Scoble is leaving the company and taking ScobleShow, the closest thing PodTech has had to a hit show, with him:

Famous blogger Robert Scoble will be leaving his current job at PodTech in mid January, he says. He will likely be joining Fast Company to start Fast Company TV.

Scoble was with PodTech for just a year and a half. He was previously at Microsoft and acted as their unofficial spokesperson.

Scoble isn’t saying if he’ll continue to use the same format as his current show, ScobleShow, where he interviews entrepreneurs daily. Another big question is whether his sponsor, Seagate, will follow him to Fast Company. It’s rumored Seagate is paying a massive fee to sponsor the show.

Earlier in the year, Scoble staunchly defended PodTech, saying “Reports of PodTech’s demise are bull####!” said Scoble. “This is total, 100% bull####. Not even deserving of a response. I’m not leaving PodTech. When, er if, I am you’ll read it here on my blog.”

No word of the announcement at Scoble’s blog yet.

No Responses to “Scoble Leaving PodTech, Heading For Fast Company”

  1. Garth says:

    Nothing on his blog yet … so much for Naked Conversations :).

  2. Elwood says:

    Anybody not see this coming about a year ago?

    Scoble should have stayed with Microsoft – it’s his claim to fame.

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  5. Podcastmama says:

    If not a Naked Conversation, then at least a semi-undressed Twitter:
    http://twitter.com/Scobleizer/statuses/494431212

    I guess we’ll hear official word on Jan. 15, and unofficial speculation throughout the Scob-o-sphere for the next month. Oh, joy.

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