The Profile: Steve Huffman

The tech mogul’s Reddit site has become an unofficial tastemaker of the internet. Now it’s poised to go public

Steve Huffman. Illustration: Peter Hanan

In brief:

Name and role: Steve Huffman, co-founder and chief executive of Reddit

Age: 37

Appearance: a thatch of blond hair and a boyish face

Newsworthiness: Reddit’s recent $700 million raise and $10 billion valuation is pointing the company ever closer to going public

In depth:

Steve Huffman is a self-confessed troll at heart. As co-founder and chief executive of Reddit, Huffman’s fingerprints are all over the social platform, which swings from the smutty to ...