Tim Pool is an American journalist, YouTuber, and political commentator. As the founding member of VICE News, he covered major events around the world in places such as Istanbul, Cairo, and Sao Paulo. He livestreamed the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011. Pool helped to launch Subverse media in 2015.
In 2014, Pool joined Fusion as the Director of Media Innovation to help develop and utilize new technology such as livestreaming aerial drones, mobile software and hardware, and Google Glass. Following his departure from Fusion Pool, Pool began producing independent news and political commentary. His YouTube channel has over 430,000 subscribers.
Pool has been a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience, episodes 1242 and 1258. In episode 1258, Pool appeared alongside Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and the pair discussed freedom of speech and censorship on the platform. Pool has also appeared on several episodes of The Rubin Report with Dave Rubin and has been featured in several documentaries including The Hacker Wars, Occupy: The Movie, and Trolling For Freedom.