ROBIN RASKIN, Producer
Robin Raskin has spent the past 30 years exploring what it means to
be living in digital times. An author, editor, magazine publisher, blogger,
TV and radio personality, and consultant, Raskin says she’s never met a
media she doesn't like and is happiest when she's promoting how kids,
seniors and women interact with technology.
In 2007, Raskin became the co-founder of The Sandbox Summit: A
Playdate with Technology, an event created in partnership with the
Consumer Electronics Association (CES). That show has grown to
encompass six different technology conferences and showcases (and
two awards shows) (http://livingindigtaltimes.com), that all take place
at the January CES in Las Vegas.
Raskin is the former editor of PC Magazine and Editor in Chief of
FamilyPC and one of the founder columnists at Yahoo!Tech. She's
been a columnist for USA Today Online and has authored 6 books
about parenting in the digital age. Her latest book is The Parents'
Guide to College Life. (Random House 2006).
Raskin lives in NYC and the Hudson Valley, with her husband, her three
drop in now and then children, and closets full of obsolete technology.
LINDA NESSIM-RUBIN, Producer
Linda Nessim-Rubin is the Founder of Design Concept, a production
company hosting corporate events, tradeshows and summits; and is
partner in Living in Digital Times, which focuses on technology that's
relevant to particular lifestyles. Before starting Design Concepts Linda
completed an 18-year stint as Executive Vice President of Communications
and Branding for The Princeton Review, a leading provider of education
services and products, with more than 200 publications and 150,000
students worldwide. In her role, Linda was responsible for overseeing all
public relations, market research, marketing communication efforts and
Human Resources for the company. With over 20 years of professional
experience in the marketing of cutting-edge educational products, Linda
has been quoted in publications such
JULIE SYLVESTER, Associate Producer
Originally from the Midwest, Julie Sylvester has spent much of her adult
life in the theater world. Not only an actress, she has been the Managing
Director of both the Synchronicity Theater Group and Harbor Theaters
in New York City. This led her to start her own company, Julie and
Friends, specializing in theatrical and technical production.