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Robert Capps      

Head of Editorial & Partner, Godfrey Dadich Partners; Former Editorial Director, Wired

Robert Capps is the Head of Editorial and a partner at Godfrey Dadich Partners. He runs the editorial division of the studio, specializing in long-form narrative journalism, podcasts, documentary television and film, and other forms of non-fiction storytelling. GDP works with everyone from established media companies to large brands to emerging start-ups.

Previously he was the Editorial Director of WIRED, where he oversaw editorial for all platforms, including the magazine, WIRED.com, and live events. During his 13-year career at WIRED the publication garnered 21 National Magazine Award nominations with eight wins. He also 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.

He wrote the article “Why Things Fail,” which won the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. 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. His most recent article for the New York Times Magazine, “The Biggest Prize in E-Sports: Talent”, delves into the strange and evolving business of professional video gaming.

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