Team

Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone

Co-founder | CEO

Lisa Stone is one of the three co-founders of BlogHer, Inc., along with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins. As CEO of the company, Lisa has charted the path from an idea for a grassroots conference to a new kind of media company, made in partnership with, by and for women (and men) on the forefront of social media, publishing and content creation. Lisa works across BlogHer on strategies that partner Fortune 500 brands with a new wave of content creators.

Lisa Stone co-founded BlogHer, Inc. in 2005 with Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins. As CEO of the company, Lisa has charted the path from an idea for a grassroots conference to a new kind of media company reaching 100 million unique visitors monthly, that is a Top 5 lifestyle network for women 18-34 and a Top 3 food network (comScore). Lisa works across BlogHer on strategies that partner Fortune 500 brands with a new wave of content creators across premium blogs, Pinterest™, Facebook®, Twitter™ and social media , the largest U.S. events for women who blog and use social media, and an award-winning social hub at BlogHer.com.

Lisa has shepherded the company to revenue of eight figures trailing for the past four years, during which BlogHer, Inc. was named among the AlwaysOn OnMedia Top 100 for 2010-2013, as one of America’s Most Promising Start-ups by BusinessWeek, and as Innovator Of The Year by InfusionSoft. BlogHer’s flagship site, BlogHer.com, was named one of the Top 100 Websites for Women by Forbes for 2010-2012.

Together, BlogHer’s co-founders were in the Ernst & Young Winning Women Class of 2011, have been named among the most influential women in Web 2.0 and technology by Fast Company, and among the seven most powerful people in new media by Forbes Magazine. In 2011, they were jointly awarded the PepsiCo Women’s Inspiration Award and in 2008, the Anita Borg Institute Social Impact Award.

Lisa has been honored among the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, the Most Powerful Moms in Media by Working Mother magazine, AlwaysOn Top 25 Women in Tech and the Influencers of Silicon Valley by the San Jose Mercury. Lisa is a member of the Advisory Board for the Journalism & Women Symposium (JAWS).

Lisa left the traditional newsroom (Oakland Tribune, CNN) for the internet in 1997. Lisa was Editor-in-Chief and VP, Programming for Women.com from 1998-2001, overseeing all original programming, integrating Hearst and Rodale magazines, and growing Women.com to a Top-30 site. She became the first internet journalist awarded a Nieman Fellowship from Harvard University in 2002 and launched the first sponsored blog network for Law.com in 2004.

Elisa Camahort Page

Elisa Camahort Page

Co-founder | COO

elisa@blogher.com
Twitter: @ElisaC
Instagram, Pinterest: @ElisaCP
Google+ Profile
Elisa Camahort Page is one of the three co-founders of BlogHer, Inc., along with Lisa Stone and Jory Des Jardins. As COO of the company, Elisa leads the BlogHer conference business, including the BlogHer annual conference, which hosted more than 5,500 attendees in 2012. Elisa also leads the research/consumer insights division, as well as the company’s public relations and social media efforts. Prior to BlogHer, Elisa worked as a high-tech marketing executive and consultant.

Elisa Camahort Page co-founded BlogHer, Inc., in 2005 with Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, and serves as the company’s COO. With Elisa leading the BlogHer conference business, it has grown from a single conference hosting 300 attendees in 2005, to many diverse events that hosted more than 5,500 attendees in 2012. Elisa’s work leading consumer insights and public relations has resulted in coverage from many leading media outlets, including USA TODAY, New York Times, Washington Post, Advertising Age, Forbes, Fast Company, CNN, TODAY Show, the Wall Street Journal, and more.

BlogHer, Inc. was named among the AlwaysOn OnMedia Top 100 for 2010-2013, as one of America’s Most Promising Start-ups by BusinessWeek, and as Innovator Of The Year by InfusionSoft. BlogHer’s flagship site, BlogHer.com, was named one of the Top 100 Websites for Women by Forbes for 2010-2012.

Together, BlogHer’s co-founders were in the Ernst & Young Winning Women Class of 2011, have been named among the most influential women in Web 2.0 and technology by Fast Company, and among the seven most powerful people in new media by Forbes Magazine. In 2011, they were jointly awarded the PepsiCo Women’s Inspiration Award and in 2008, the Anita Borg Institute Social Impact Award. Elisa has also been honored as an NCWIT Hero and as one of the AWM's Sixty@60.

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 SXSW V2V, Advisory Board for Food on the Table, the Board of Advisors of the Anita Borg Institute, Advisory Board for Our Hen House and is a Member of the Digital Hollywood Women's Entertainment and Technology Board.

Prior to co-founding BlogHer, Elisa ran a marketing consultancy, Worker Bees, which was among the first companies to integrate corporate marketing strategies into the social media environment. Before bringing her marketing expertise to the Internet industry, Elisa was a senior-level high-tech marketer, helping develop digital infrastructures for voice, video and data delivery. Her last corporate position was as Senior Director of Product Marketing at Terayon Communication Systems, where she managed a team of product managers and five product lines.

Jory Des Jardins

Jory Des Jardins

Co-founder | President, Strategic Alliances

jory@blogher.com
Twitter: @jorydj
Pinterest: jorydj
LinkedIn Profile
Jory Des Jardins is one of the three cofounders of BlogHer, Inc., along with Lisa Stone and Elisa Camahort Page. As President of Strategic Alliances, Jory leads the company’s relationships with some of the world’s largest brands, working with them to create high-impact presence within the BlogHer community, which reaches more than 100 million internet influencers via its network of 3,000 blogs and their readers.

Jory Des Jardins co-founded BlogHer, Inc. in 2005 with Elisa Camahort Page and Lisa Stone, and serves as the company’s President of Strategic Alliances and lead evangelist to top revenue partners. With Jory’s leadership, BlogHer has developed its own distinctive brand of strategic partnership, helping to facilitate constructive dialogue between some of the world’s major brands and women who are social media leaders and their readers.

BlogHer, Inc. was named among the AlwaysOn OnMedia Top 100 for 2010-2013, as one of America’s Most Promising Start-ups by BusinessWeek, and as Innovator Of The Year by InfusionSoft. BlogHer’s flagship site, BlogHer.com, was named one of the Top 100 Websites for Women by Forbes for 2010-2012.

Together, BlogHer’s co-founders were in the Ernst & Young Winning Women Class of 2011, have been named among the most influential women in Web 2.0 and technology by Fast Company, and among the seven most powerful people in new media by Forbes Magazine. In 2011, they were jointly awarded the PepsiCo Women’s Inspiration Award and in 2008, the Anita Borg Institute Social Impact Award.

Jory is BlogHer’s representative on the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Board of Directors and serves on the advisory board of start-ups FeedBlitz and Juno Baby. Jory also serves on the Board of Directors for two non-profit organizations, The Coach initiative and Mothers and More.

Prior to co-founding BlogHer, Jory helped high-technology start-ups Pluck and Rojo develop the models to launch successful blog syndication initiatives and served as producer while Third Age transitioned from traditional web destination to a network of bloggers. Jory also worked in print media at Penguin Books, The New York Times Syndicate, and Time, Inc. She moved to digital media in 1999, working at a new media startup, and has been digital ever since.

Rob Potter

Rob Potter

VP of Technology

Rob brings more than 19 years of software development, system architecture and engineering management experience to his role as BlogHer's Vice President of Technology. In this position, Rob oversees the development and management of BlogHer's web properties, distributed publishing network of sites and its corporate infrastructure.
Before joining BlogHer in 20TK, Rob was co-founder and VP of Engineering for Content Circles, a peer-to-peer content management solution for team collaboration without boundaries. Previously, he was Director of Engineering for the Xerox DocuShare Business Unit where he managed development, QA, and customer support for the DocuShare Enterprise Content Management Systems.
Stacy Morrison

Stacy Morrison

Editor in Chief | VP of Content Programming

stacy@blogher.com
Twitter: @bklynstacy
Facebook: /SLM17
Pinterest, Instagram, Rebel Mouse: bklynstacy
Stacy Morrison is editor in chief of BlogHer, where she creates best-in-class editorial products and projects for both BlogHer.com and the Sales Marketing team, including editorial sponsorships, video, mobile, custom programs and more. Before joining BlogHer in 2012, Stacy was an award-winning magazine editor for 20 years—most recently editor-in-chief of Redbook magazine, from 2004-2010—during which time she also led internet products for 14 years, including launching ModernBride.com in 1998 and rebuilding Redbookmag.com three times as the company changed digital strategies and partners.

Stacy Morrison is editor in chief of BlogHer, where she creates best-in-class editorial products and projects for both BlogHer.com and the Sales Marketing team, including editorial sponsorships, video, mobile, custom programs and more. Before joining BlogHer in 2012, Stacy was an award-winning magazine editor for 20 years—most recently editor-in-chief of Redbook magazine, from 2004-2010—during which time she also led internet products for 14 years, including launching ModernBride.com in 1998 and rebuilding Redbookmag.com three times as the company changed digital strategies and partners.

Before moving into full-time digital work when she joined BlogHer as a consultant in 2012, Stacy was in magazine publishing with a track record of success with both start-ups and repositionings of well-established brands. Her roles prior to editor in chief of Redbook included stints as executive editor of Marie Claire, editor in chief of the now-defunct design magazine and crossmedia property One: Design Matters, and editor in chief of Modern Bride. She was a part of the launch teams of Condé Nast Sports for Women, Time Out New York and Mirabella.

Stacy is known for her pragmatic approach to editorial brand extensions and distribution. At each of the brands she helmed, she created distribution partnerships, whether it was a watershed content deal with Redbook and MSN.com (that later rolled across all Hearst magazine properties) or forging a partnership with Gannett to distribute Time Out New York content to 27 regional Gannett newspapers.

Stacy is the author of Falling Apart in One Piece: One Optimist’s Journey Through the Hell of Divorce (Simon & Schuster, 2010), and is a sought-out expert on relationships, motherhood, marriage, money, and the challenges and conflicts all women face today. She was a regular guest on NBC’s TODAY for three years on the above topics and still appears occasionally to represent BlogHer. She has also appeared on CNN Headline News, CNN Moneyline, Good Morning America, The Early Show, and many other national television programs. She wrote the foreword for Sleep Is For The Weak (Chicago Review Press, 2008) edited by BlogHer colleague Rita Arens, and was a contributor to Kirtsy Takes A Bow: A Celebration of Women’s Favorites Online (Bright Sky Press, 2010).

Jenny Lauck

Jenny Lauck

VP, Influencer Services

Jenny Lauck is BlogHer’s Vice President of Influencer Services. As a passionate community advocate, she recommended fellow bloggers to the BlogHer team during the launch of the BlogHer Publishing Network—she was an inaugural member with her personal blog, Three Kid Circus—which kicked off with 35 parenting blogs in 2006. She formally joined the Publishing Network team in 2007 and has helped develop and lead the growth of the publishing network from 35 blogs to its now more than 3,000 publishers. Seeing a growing interest from the community and from sponsors, Jenny helped develop the robust BlogHer Reviewers and Influencers programs, which are now some of BlogHer’s most popular products.

Jenny Lauck is BlogHer’s VP of Influencer Services, as well as one of the “OBs,” original bloggers, active since 2004, when she started her personal blog, Three Kid Circus. At the first BlogHer conference in 2005, Jenny was a panelist on the first Mommyblogging panel, and with her co-panelists, founded the (now defunct) blog Mommybloggers.com, celebrating and featuring amazing writers who were being labeled as mere “mommybloggers” but whose own styles, talents and interests ranged far and wide, defying the label.

As a passionate community advocate, she recommended fellow moms to the BlogHer team during the launch of the BlogHer Publishing Network—of which she was an inaugural member—which kicked off with 35 parenting blogs in 2006. She formally joined the Publishing Network team in 2007, and has helped develop and lead the growth of the publishing network from 35 blogs to its now more than 3000 publishers. Seeing a growing interest from the community and from sponsors, Jenny helped develop the robust BlogHer Reviewers and Influencers programs, which are now some of BlogHer’s most popular products.

Jenny’s work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Life magazine and regional parenting publications, and has blogged professionally for ClubMom and BlogHer. Several of Jenny's essays were also included in BlogHer’s anthology Sleep is for the Weak (Chicago Review Press, 2008), edited by BlogHer colleague Rita Arens. She is an experienced speaker and moderator, and has spoken at several BlogHer conferences, LATISM '11, The Reviewers Retreat '11, and The Creative Connection/BlogHer Handmade, among many others.

Beth Gray

Beth Gray

VP, Finance

Beth Gray, Vice President of Finance, is a versatile finance professional with experience in pre-IPO and Fortune 500 companies in the industries from Saas to consumer products to ecommerce to investment management. She brings her skills in strategic planning, financial modeling, analytics and sales and operation support to her role at BlogHer.
Beth Gray is a versatile finance professional with experience in pre-IPO and Fortune 500 companies in the industries from Saas to consumer products to ecommerce to investment management. Beth developed skills in strategic planning, advanced financial modeling, business and consumer analytics, decision support and competitive analysis in her positions at Southern Exposure; DocuSign, Inc.; LindenLab; Shopping.com; Tilia, Inc.; Diego and The Gap.
Jason Bowman

Jason Bowman

VP, Ad Sales

As Vice President of Ad Sales, Jason Bowman leads the national Sales Team at BlogHer, working with clients in order to leverage the BlogHer Publishing Network’s content creators’ influence with the audiences they reach of more than 90 million social catalysts a month, to serve—and overdeliver on—our advertising partners’ goals. Jason comes to this position at BlogHer with extensive background and more than 15 years’ experience in social, native, content, experiential, television, print, event, digital and mobile marketing.
Jason is a strategic manager with a verifiable track record. Jason’s background in television, print, digital, mobile, experiential/events and social/native/content marketing was earned in positions at Sharethrough, VEVO, MTV Networks, National Geographic Society, Women.com, Warner Bros. and TN Media. Jason has worked with clients such as Microsoft, L’Oreal, Land Rover, Unilever, Chase, Citi, GE, Verizon and Pepsi during his career and is eager to bring his extensive knowledge of the changing face of media to BlogHer’s clients. Jason is also skilled in Atmospheric Science. His love for weather forecasting makes for an always exciting conversation, and serves his team well when out on the street.
Lori Luna

Lori Luna

VP, Events

lori@blogher.com
Twitter: /loriluna
LinkedIn
Lori is the Vice President of Events Operations, overseeing all operational and logistical elements of BlogHer conferences. Since joining BlogHer in 2009, Lori has helped grow the conference business from one annual conference a year to include BlogHer Food, Entrepreneurs and BlogHer PRO, as well as the annual flagship event. With more than 12 years in the event/conference industry and background producing events such as COMDEX, N+I, and ad:tech, Lori has been instrumental in growing attendance for the events, as well as revenue for the company.
As Vice President of Events Operations, Lori works closely with BlogHer COO Elisa Camahort Page in the creation of all of BlogHer’s conferences, coordinating with sites, vendors, sponsors, speakers, attendees and more. She worked in Events Management for 12 years, including roles producing events such as COMDEX, N+I and ad:tech. Before working in events, Lori worked at such companies as Ticketmaster and the Southern California Gas Company, where she earned expertise in human resources, marketing, and customer service.
Susan Getgood

Susan Getgood

VP, Influencer Marketing and Sales Marketing

susan@blogher.com
Twitter: @sgetgood
Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram: /sgetgood
Google+ = Susan Getgood
Blog: Marketing Roadmaps Snapshot Chronicles
Susan Getgood is BlogHer’s Vice President of Influencer Marketing, a position that makes the connections between the BlogHer Publishing Network bloggers and BlogHer’s sponsor community, ensuring an excellent match for all parties built on BlogHer’s community of trust. Before joining BlogHer in 2010, Susan was an independent consultant helping companies integrate social media into their marketing strategies. Susan is also the author of Professional Blogging for Dummies (Wiley, 2010).

Susan has been involved in online marketing since the early ‘90s, during which time she watched the web evolve from the first browsers to the richly connected interactive communities we participate in today. In fall 2010, Susan joined BlogHer, Inc., where she currently serves as Vice President of Influencer Marketing. In this role, she connects social media influencers with the brands they love through mutually beneficial business and advertising opportunities.

As an independent consultant from 2004 to 2010, Susan helped organizations integrate social media into their marketing strategies to meet their customers online, build their brands and drive revenue. Her clients included HP, Kaplan University, Kraft, Goodwill Industries and CamelBak, as well as PR agencies, start-ups and small businesses nationwide. Prior to that, Susan held a variety of corporate marketing and management roles, including Senior Vice President of Marketing at Internet software company SurfControl, General Manager of Cyber Patrol and Director of Corporate Communications at The Learning Company.

Her professional marketing blog, where she writes about social media and marketing strategy, is Marketing Roadmaps. She also writes a personal blog, Snapshot Chronicles. Her first book, Professional Blogging For Dummies (Wiley), was published in July 2010. Susan speaks regularly at social media conferences like BlogHer, Mom 2.0 and New Comm Forum. She is a co-founder of the ethics initiative Blog With Integrity and appeared on the TODAY Show in April 2010 to talk about respect and responsibility in the blogosphere.

Maya Bisineer

Maya Bisineer

Vice President Product

Maya is an experienced product executive who brings over 15 years of experience building and delivering scalable products in the mobile, web and consumer domains. She joined BlogHer as Vice President of Product in February 2014, where she manages product development strategy and innovation. Maya is uniquely adept at creating simple products that are immensely useful. Maya has broad experience working with influencers in the parenting space as well.

Maya has a Masters in Business from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University and a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. Before founding her most recent startup MeMetales, Maya worked in the corporate world (Qwest Communications, Compuware Corporation, American Chemical Society ) as a software designer, developer, architect and consultant for over 10 years. Her passion for technology, background and aptitude for business and a commitment to children and education is what led to MeMetales. As founder and CEO, she architected, programmed and launched The MeMeTales Children’s Book Reader app that was featured in the Apple App Store and has over 2 million book reads to date. In her role as a startup founder, she has partnered with several well known publishers and children's companies such as PBS Kids, HarperCollins, Orca Books and Pratham Books.

Maya is active in the Bay Area startup community and is an early advisor to Women’s Startup Lab (http://womenstartuplab.com). She has spoken at several BlogHer events and is a passionate advocate for women in the social media and tech communities. Maya has two little girls that inspire her everyday, an old but loving German Shepherd, a wise old cat and a husband that loves to cook. Her morning runs, reading with her kids and eating the yummy food cooked by her husband keep her happy and charging ahead in life every day.