Beth Blecherman is an editor at Cool Mom Tech, the intersection between
tech, parenting and style. She left her position as a Senior Manager at
Deloitte for Family Management then decided to blog as a career 2.0.
Her personal blog is TechMamas.com (@TechMama), a platform to
discuss technology, social media and her obsession with consumer
electronics. In 2009 she was chosen as one of the Nielson Power Mom
50 influencers, and in 2010 as a Parents Magazine Power Mom, and
listed in Forbes 100 Best Websites for Women and @ForbesWoman Best
Branded Women on Twitter. Beth is a host of MommytoMommy.tv and
speaks at MommyTechSummit at CES. Beth is one of the Co-Founders of
Silicon Valley Moms Group, that was recently acquired by Technorati. Beth
Blecherman (TechMama) has been covered in Wall Street Journal, Laptop
Magazine,MSNBC, Parents.com, BBC, PBS, Forbes.com, Advertising Age
and written articles for Real Simple and Scholastastic.com.
Elisa Camahort Page co-founded BlogHer, Inc. in 2005, along with Lisa
Stone and Jory Des Jardins. BlogHer is now the largest community
of women who blog and the leading new media company delivering
participatory women’s lifestyle programming, from parenting to politics.
Elisa manages BlogHer’s events business, while also leading marketing,
public relations and research. BlogHer produces multiple events each
year hosting thousands of bloggers. Elisa takes pride in the fact that
BlogHer helps make sure the world knows the stories behind the
bloggers, as well as what women are doing online. Prior to BlogHer,
Elisa ran a marketing consultancy, Worker Bees, and was among the first
companies to integrate corporate marketing strategies into the social
media environment. Elisa is a frequent public speaker on women and
online communities. Elisa is a founding Fellow of the Society for New
Communications Research and serves on the Board of Directors of the
42nd Street Moon Theatre in San Francisco, the programming advisory
committee for SXSW Interactive and the Board of Advisors of the Anita
Suzanne is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Techlicious.com, a
consumer technology web site that provides friendly, helpful advice
for making informed buying decisions and getting the most out of the
products we already own. She also writes a monthly column for Better
Homes and Gardens and contributes to Martha Stewart Living Radio
and the Huffington Post. Prior to launching Techlicious.com in June 2009,
Suzanne was the technology editor for Popular Science and Martha
Stewart Living and host of Living with Technology on Sirius Radio. She
is featured frequently on TV, including CNN, CNBC, FOX News, and The
Rachel Ray Show, as well as many radio shows across the country.
Natali Morris, formerly Natali Del Conte is a news anchor for CNET TV
and a technology contributor for CBS News. Her daily newscast on CNET
TV is called Loaded. CNET is owned and operated by CBS Interactive.
She has also been a regular contributor on national and local news
shows and networks including The Today Show, CNBC, MSNBC, BBC,
ABC, The CW, WNBC, Fox News, Fox Business News, G4TV, and Univision
(Spanishlanguage reporting). Prior to joining CNET, she wrote, produced,
and hosted a show called TeXtra on the Podshow network. She has also
written for WIRED, Variety Magazine, MarketWatch, TechCrunch, The San
Francisco Examiner, AppScout, PC Magazine, ELLEgirl, Aware Magazine,
The Oakland Tribune, Hispanic Magazine, Hispanic Trends, and The Santa
Zara Rabinowicz is a London based technology, fashion and lifestyle
writer, who has worked in the industry for over six years. She has worked
for a variety of publications including the BBC, Stuff Magazine, SHE
Magazine, Catwalk Queen, Shiny Shiny and Associated Newspapers,
and is the European Correspondent for Chip Chick. When she’s got some
rare free time, she spends it riding her pink moped, reading on her
e-Reader and watching niche TV shows.
Andrea is an award-winning news and technology producer for ABC
News Radio. Her daily network broadcast, Cybershake, has been heard
on radio stations across the country for more than 10 years. She has
appeared repeatedly as a guest expert in technology segments on Good
Morning America Now, WABC-TV, World News Now, and ABC affiliated
Radio and TV stations across the U.S. She has been writing about
families and technology since 1995, when she started a monthly column
focusing on children’s software. She lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey
with her husband and communicates via every tech means available
(Facebook, text, IM, Twitter, Skype), with her son in college.
A native New Yorker, Helena Stone holds a Masters in Digital Imaging
and Design from NYU and she has a background in the interactive
design and social media fields. Noticing that there was a void of
female influence in the technology blogosphere, Helena started
Chip Chick in 2004. The site was amongst the first to heavily feature
technology catered towards women, with an unusual focus on
fashion and accessorizing.
Monica’s career spans two decades of 3-dimensional consumer
marketing that has allowed hundreds of clients to create strong brand
connections with key demographics. For the last 15 years she has
focused on consumer technology and is passionate about creating
tech savvy communities empowering families to make good decisions
about their use of technology. Monica was previously PTA President at
her daughter’s elementary school and is an active advocate of parents
embracing technology by understanding both its benefits and risks.
Christiane Vejlo is a leading expert on digital lifestyle and trends.
Christiane is the strategic mind behind ElektronistaMag.com - a tech
lifestyle magazine for women. Often quoted in the media and tech guru
on danish morning television Christiane is ranked among top ten Youth
Marketeers in Europe and featured in fashion magazine ELLE.