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cofounder and former editor-in-chief, CNN.com
vice-president, Yahoo Tech
national correspondent, The Atlantic
founder, Gawker Media
columnist, PCMag.com and co-host of the NoAgenda podcast
former head of media, Twitter
former president, NBC Cable
CEO, WPP Group
director, Columbia University’s Tow Center