"Dale Dougherty is a co-founder of O'Reilly Media, along with Tim O'Reilly. While not at the company in its earliest stages as a technical documentation consulting company, Dale was instrumental in the development of O'Reilly's publishing business. He is the author of the O'Reilly book sed & awk. He is also the founder, in 1993, and publisher of the Global Network Navigator (GNN), the first web portal and the first site on the internet to be supported by advertising. He helped popularize the term ""Web 2.0"" at the O'Reilly Media Web 2.0 Conference in late 2004. He is the CEO of Maker Media, a spin-off from O'Reilly Media. The company publishes Make magazine, has an ecommerce site (Makershed), and conducts Maker Faires worldwide. He is considered by some as the Father of the Maker Movement."