First Mover: Josh Quittner

After 16 years at Time Inc., the writer and editor joins hot startup Flipboard

Pardon the pun, but weren’t you a Time lifer?
In a funny kind of way, I wanted to leave Time Inc. almost right away. I guess I never considered myself a big company kind of a guy, but the amazing thing about Time Inc. is it’s an entrepreneurial place. Every couple of years, they gave me something new to do, right up until about a year ago.