Robert Safian

Robert Safian is the editor and managing director of The Flux Group. From 2007 through 2017, Safian oversaw Fast Company’s print, digital and live-events content, as well as its brand management and business operations. Under his leadership, Fast Company won the coveted National Magazine Award for Magazine of The Year in 2014. Safian created prestigious annual features like The World’s Most Innovative Companies and The Most Creative People in Business. He personally wrote more than 100 thought-leadership articles. Safian has appeared numerous times on TV outlets including CBS This Morning, MSNBC’s Morning Joe and CNBC’s Squawk Box. He has shared insights at industry-leading forums all around the world, from SxSW Interactive to the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival, HSM Brazil to The World Congress on Intelligent Transport, The National Retail Federation to the Gartner Symposium ITxpo. Before joining Fast Company, Safian served as an executive editor at Fortune and at Time. He was the youngest-ever chief editor at Time Inc, when at 33 he was named head of Money Magazine, a position he held for six years. Safian came to Fast Company in 2007 from Fortune, where he served as executive editor.
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