Ben Elowitz is the President of Wetpaint, a company that is revolutionizing media with its expertise in social publishing. The company - cofounded by Ben - attracts more than 12 million unique visitors monthly to its Wetpaint Entertainment media property, which offers audiences their daily fix of entertainment and celebrity news. Ben is a thought leader in the media industry and the author of Media Success (an invitation-only newsletter for digital leaders) and Digital Quarters, a blog about the future of digital media and the steps the publishing industry must take to reach new heights. His work has been featured on CNNMoney, TechCrunch, All Things D, The Huffington Post, Forbes, Fortune, and CNBC.com, among others. Prior Wetpaint, Ben co-founded Blue Nile (NILE), the largest online retailer of luxury goods; and was an early employee at Fatbrain.com (FATB), an ecommerce company that went public in 1998 and was sold to Barnes & Noble in 1999. Ben holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science and a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley. He is an angel investor in a number of media, e-commerce, and device companies and is a frequent conference speaker on digital media, social content, and entrepreneurship.