Susan Mernit

Susan Mernit
Co-Founder, BlogHer


Susan Mernit is co-founder of People’s
Software Company
, a TechStars 2008
incubator company, and the Program
Evangelist/Consultant for the 2008-09 Knight News Challenge, awarding
$5MM to support innovative local projects that expand online news and
community discourse. Passionate about women’s issues and women
entrepreneurs, she recently led a guerilla action to mentor women
applying to ycombinator, an early stage tech incubator.

She is a
BlogHer contributing editor on Sex & Relationships, a former exec at
Yahoo, AOL, Netscape and Advance Internet, and a dedicated blogger and
long time media/social media consultant.


Location: Broadway North (6th Floor)
Andrew Nachison (We Media), Nick Bilton (The New York Times R&D Labs), Jeff Jarvis (, Susan Mernit (BlogHer), Matt Thompson (Reynolds Journalism Institute)
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If we accept that media will never return to its pre-Internet form, what lies ahead for news? How will we use current and future digital tools to craft and disseminate information? What lessons can publishers of all types learn from the news industry's digital transition? A panel of media experts will discuss these topics and others in this forward-looking session. Read more.
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Ingram Industries
  • oXygen XML Editor
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • DPCI
  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • LibreDigital
  • Lulu
  • Malloy
  • Mark Logic
  • Media Services Group
  • Quark, Inc.
  • ReadHowYouWant
  • RSuite
  • Safari Books Online
  • Smashwords, Inc.
  • Sterling Commerce
  • Verso Digital

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