Om Launches New Blog Venture

Om accepts a parting gift from Quittner
Many of us who have known Om Malik since his Red Herring days are not surprised at the success he has had with GigaOm, a must-read Silicon Valley blog. Om has now quit his day job as a reporter at Business 2.0 to pursue GigaOm full-time. On Friday, Josh Quittner, Business 2.0's editor, threw a fête for Om, who will continue his association with the magazine as a columnist. Way to go, Om! (Here are some more pictures.)