Jimmy Soni was managing editor at The Huffington Post from January 2012-2014. Previously he had worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey and Company, as well as a speech writer at the office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.
Soni has co-authored several pieces with fellow Duke graduate Rob Goodman; their work has been featured in Politico, The Huffington Post, Business Insider, AdWeek, and The Atlantic, among others.
In 2012, Jimmy, published his first book a biography of Cato the Younger, titled Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar. Soni’s forthcoming biography of mathematician, Claude Shannon, will be released in 2015.
HONORS & AWARDS
Betabeat’s Most Poachable Tech Talent — 2014
Politico Magazine feature “Lords of the viral internet” — 2014
Forbes 30 under 30 Media — 2013
Crain’s 40 under 40 New York — 2013
Anokhi “Excellence in Online Media” 2013
Vogue India “Men of Vogue” — 2013
AdWeek “Young Influentials” — “20 under 40 who are wicked smart and rebooting your world”