BETH BLECHERMAN

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

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 womens lifestyle programming, from parenting to politics. Elisa manages BlogHers 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 Borg Institute

 

SUZANNE KANTRA

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

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 Cruz Sentinel.

 

ZARA RABINOWICZ

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 shes got some rare free time, she spends it riding her pink moped, reading on her e-Reader and watching niche TV shows.

 

ANDREA SMITH

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 childrens 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.

 

HELENA STONE

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 VILA

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 daughters elementary school and is an active advocate of parents embracing technology by understanding both its benefits and risks.

 

CHRISTIANE VEJLO

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.