Warren St. John is the CEO of Patch, a hyperlocal news and information platform that drew over 23.5 million visitors monthly in 2018. The platform currently employs 110 full-time reporters across more than 1,200 communities nationwide. Patch’s scalable platform allows for interactive, user-generated content and artificial intelligence (AI) innovation. St. John is a former reporter for the New York Times and has written extensively for The New Yorker, the New York Observer and Wired. He attended Columbia University and now lives in New York City. He is the author of the national bestsellers “Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer: A Journey into the Heart of Fan Mania” and “Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team and One Woman’s Quest to Make a Difference.”