Conference Editorial Producer
Dorian Benkoil has more than 20 years in the media business,more than a decade of it in digital media. As editorial directorfor mediabistro.com, he managed a network of targeted mediaindustry blogs, newsletters, video and paid content. There, and atABCNews.com, Fairchild Publications, CNET.com and elsewhere,he created multiple new content and revenue streams acrossplatforms, attracting and retaining millions of users. He has beena reporter, editor and foreign correspondent for ABC News,
and The Associated Press and writes a column for
Jack Myers Media Business Report
. He is a recent MBA graduateof Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business and is seniorconsultant at Teeming Media, a New York-based strategic digitalmedia business and editorial consultancy.
Editor & Publisher, ContentNext Media
Rafat Ali is founder, editor and publisher of paidContent.org, theaward-winning digital media business news and analysis site.He is also the editor of mocoNews.net, a news site devoted tomobile content, ContentSutra, the website covering India’s digitalmedia market, and paidContent:UK, which covers the UK’s digitaleconomy. All four sites form part of ContentNext. Previously,Rafat was managing editor of Manhattan-based
Silicon Alley Reporter
. He was the Knight Foundation Fellow in 1999-2000 atIndiana University.
Staci D. Kramer
Executive Editor, ContentNext Media
Staci D. Kramer is executive editor of ContentNext Media,whose main properties are paidContent.org, paidContent:UK,contentSutra.com and mocoNews.net. She joined the companyin late 2004 as executive editor of paidContent.org. She hasbeen writing about the intersection of technology with media,entertainment and sports since the days before the Web.Formerly a contributing editor at Inside.com, an editor at large for
and senior editor for the
Online Journalism Review
,the veteran journalist has written for
Sports Business Journal
the Chicago Tribune
The New York Times
, and others.She is a former national director at large of the Society ofProfessional Journalists and founded a list serve for the discussionof journalism ethics, which she operated for a decade.