|Matt Mason, Author, The Pirates Dilemma|
Matt Mason is the bestselling author of The Pirateâ€™s Dilemma, the first book in the history of the world to hit the number one spot on Amazonâ€™s economics/free enterprise bestseller list, and the rap bestseller list, at the same time. It has since been published in ten countries and counting. He was recently voted Pirate of the Year by BusinessWeek.
Mason began his career as a pirate radio and club DJ in London, going on to become founding Editor-in-Chief of the seminal magazine RWD. In 2004, he was selected as one of the faces of Gordon Brownâ€™s Start Talking Ideas campaign, and was presented the Princeâ€™s Trust London Business of the Year Award by HRH Prince Charles.
He has written and produced TV series, comic strips, viral videos and records. His journalism has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, The Observer Music Monthly, Dazed & Confused, Adweek, VICE, Complex, LibÃ©ration, and other publications in more than 20 countries. He has spoken on the subjects covered in the book all over the world. He lives in New York City with his wife Emily.