Tom Hartle

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Tom Hartle is the founder of CoherentRx, a healthcare technology company that produces Patient Education Genius and other healthcare communication applications.

In 1995, Hartle founded Hour Media, which publishes Hour Detroit - a Detroit lifestyle magazine and website, with business partners John Balardo and Stefan Wanczyk. Crain's Detroit Business named Hartle as one of the magazine's 40 under 40 in 1998. [1]

In 2000, he sold out of the company and launched Hartle Media with then partner Heather Hartle. Hartle Media launched 7x7, a bimonthly San Francisco lifestyle magazine and website, in 2001. [2] In 2004, Hartle Media bought California Home + Design , a California home and garden magazine and website, with partner, the McEvoy Group. [3]

In 2006, Hartle Media partnered with the McEvoy Group to buy Spin Media, publisher of Spin, a music magazine and website. Hartle served as president of Spin until February 2010. [4] In April 2010, he co-founded Bandwdth Publishing, an app publishing house devoted to the arts and sciences. Bandwdth Publishing creates educational products for app-enabled devices. Titles include: Bygone Days, an American history app for the iPad, [5] the Bandwdth Artist Dashboard for the Samsung Smart TV, KoЯn and Uproar Tour apps for the iPhone, a KoЯn SMS program, and a Patti Smith: Dream of Life app for the iPad, a virtual art gallery complement to the documentary of the same name.

Hartle is an alumnus of Boston University and Seaholm High School in Birmingham, Michigan.

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