Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty

I'm founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire, which are produced by Maker Media, where I'm Executive Chairman. I am also Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (www.makered.org).

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The BOSEbuild Bluetooth Speaker, designed with makers in mind, is meant to be modified and customized. Read more »

Adam Savage giving a speech while standing on the Electric Giraffe in front of a large crowd.

This year's Maker Faire Bay Area proved just how positive, inspiring, and supportive the DIY community is. Read on to see some of the highlights that made the weekend so special. Read more »


In its fourth year, Maker Faire Hannover had over 16,000 people and over 200 exhibits and 800 makers. Here's a small sample of some of the magic. Read more »

This is the inside of the world's largest and most powerful laser, which is used in experiments to create nuclear fusion. Examples of the laser's optics will be on display at the Make|ENERGY pavilion. Photo by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

At Maker Faire this weekend, come meet the Makers from the Department of Energy and the National Labs and talk with them about making our energy future much brighter. Read more »

Photo by Simon Zachary Chetrit

Something wonderful happens when you give communities the tools to create, that's why inclusion is so important for the Maker Movement. Read more »

MakerFaireDayOne-6 copy

Dale is excited to announce his return to CEO after about 18 months of serving as Executive Chairman of Make:'s board of directors. Read more »

Photo Credit: Makeblock

Makeblock founder, Jasen Wang, talks about the growing role of the Maker Movement in China. Read more »