Joe Edelman

The Useless Knowledge Infomaster is creator of the world-famous Web site Involved with the 'Net since 1995, Joe Edelman was a part of the original management team that worked to take VerticalNet, Inc., from a B2B start-up through a 1999 IPO and on to become the leading developer of online business communities and solutions. His online brainchild has been applauded by Time, TBS Superstation, Maxim, Seventeen, PC World, ESPN: The Magazine, Muscle and Fitness, and Yahoo Internet Life Magazine.

Joe is also an award-winning advertising, fashion, and editorial photographer. His work can be seen at, and his studio is based in the Philadelphia Metro area. His book, Useless Knowledge, was published by St. Martin's Press.