Nicholas Carlson

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Global Editor-in-Chief
Insider Inc.
Nicholas Carlson is global editor-in-chief of Insider Inc. He is the cofounder of INSIDER and the author of "Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!" Previously, he was Business Insider's chief correspondent. His investigative reporting rewrote the histories of Facebook, Twitter, and Groupon. He is the author of "The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography" and "The Cost of Winning: Tim Armstrong, Patch, and the Struggle to Save AOL." named "The Cost of Winning" the best long-form business story of 2013. Carlson's coverage of Yahoo won Digiday's award for Best Editorial Achievement of the year in 2014. In 2015, Carlson's New York Times Magazine's cover story, "What Happened When Marissa Mayer Tried to Be Steve Jobs," was a finalist for a Mirror Award for best in-depth/enterprise reporting.

Esther Crain

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Deputy Digital Editor
Esther has built a career as an editor and content strategist in health and wellness, writing and editing news and features at digital sites such as LearnVest, Yahoo Parenting, and She spent a decade as the health editor at Cosmopolitan, winning numerous awards (including Planned Parenthood’s Maggie award for a sexual health package and the American Academy of Dermatology’s Gold Triangle prize for Cosmo’s skin cancer campaign). She was also a senior health and fitness editor at Glamour.

Dara Kapoor

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Executive Digital Editor
Dara P. Kapoor is a digital content strategist with 15+ years of experience working in media, specifically in the women’s lifestyle space. She got her start in print as an editorial assistant at More magazine and quickly worked her way up in the digital sphere at both startups and big media brands. As the senior manager of editorial of, Dara was instrumental in transitioning multiple editorial teams during the company’s acquisition to Disney and managing four websites in the Disney Family vertical: BabyZone, Disney Baby, Spoonful, and Babble. As the senior digital manager at Conde Nast Traveler, Dara helped oversee the digital team during a brand redesign which resulted in massive traffic gains across the site and on social, and Ad Age named Traveler a “Brand to Watch.” Dara joins Health after spending two and a half years consulting on digital strategy and operations for startups including, CoveyClub (founded by the former editor-in-chief of More) and Knowsy (founded by the former co-founder of Babble).
In her spare time, Dara has also written for websites including HuffPost, ABC News, Romper, Real Simple, and others on topics including eating disorders, addiction, and family issues. She’s an outspoken advocate for body positivity, inclusivity, and takes a holistic approach to women’s health and wellness.

Jerrid Grimm

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Co-founder Pressboard
Jerrid Grimm is the Co-founder of Pressboard, the award winning content marketing platform used by the world’s most influential publishers and advertisers.
Jerrid grew up wanting Angela Bower’s job on the sitcom Who’s the Boss.  His career has since spanned mobile, experiential and digital disciplines, working with some of North America’s most innovative brands and publishers. Jerrid believes that stories are better than ads and co-founded Pressboard with a mission of leveraging technology to make content easier to product, measure and amplify.

Caitlin Harley

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Director, Multiplatform Sales Research
BBC Global News
Bio coming soon!

Douglas McGray

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Co-founder & Editor in Chief
The California Sunday Magazine and Pop-Up Magazine
Douglas McGray is co-founder and Editor in Chief of The California Sunday Magazine and Pop-Up Magazine and CEO of Pop-Up Magazine Productions. His features have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times, and he has made radio stories for This American Life.

Ashish Patel

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Chief Insights Officer
Group Nine Media
Ashish Patel is the Chief Insights Officer at Group Nine Media and concurrently holds the title of Executive-in-Residence at Lerer Hippeau. Prior to Group Nine’s formation, Ashish was Senior Vice President Social Media at NowThis Media as well as Advisor at The Dodo and Thrillist. Previously, Ashish was Head of Global Social Media at VICE. Ashish is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

Alison Pfaff

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Hearst StoryStudio
Alison leads Hearst's Content Marketing brand, StoryStudio. She has more than 15 years experience in developing, selling and managing custom integrated content solutions for businesses across multiple verticals including retail, tech, auto, travel, financial services and more.

Before joining Hearst, she developed content marketing solutions for national brands at NBC Universal and PopSugar such as Nike, Loreal, Pepsi Co. and many more.

Caitlin Roper

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Editorial Director, NYT Magazine Labs
Caitlin Roper is the editorial director of NYT Mag Labs at The New York Times. She creates and edits special broadsheet sections of the paper, including The Daily Miracle, a photo essay about the Times's College Point printing plant, The 1619 Project section about American slavery, and fiction excerpts, among others. She created The New York Times for Kids, which is now a monthly section produced by her team. She also works on special issues of The New York Times Magazine, events, and scripted film & TV projects. Before joining the Times, she was articles editor at WIRED, and formerly the managing editor of The Paris Review.