Alan Webber cofounded Fast Company after spending six years as the managing editor/editorial director of the Harvard Business Review (HBR). During his tenure at HBR, the business magazine was named finalist three times for the National Magazine Awards.
Webber went to the Harvard Business School in 1981 to serve as a senior research assistant and project coordinator on the auto industry in America. The project culminated in a book called Changing Alliances. Prior to that, Webber served as special assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation in Washington, D.C.