Ben Elowitz is co-founder and CEO of Wetpaint, a media company with an audience of 10MM monthly unique users and partner relationships with Fox, Showtime, HBO, Microsoft, Turner, and many more. Ben is also the author of Digital Quarters, a blog that examines the future of digital media and publishing. His work has been featured on TechCrunch, All Things D, paidContent and CNBC.com, among others. Prior to Wetpaint, he co-founded Blue Nile, the largest online retailer of luxury goods. Prior to Blue Nile, he joined in the first month of Fatbrain.com, an e-commerce company that IPO’d in 1998 and sold to Barnes & Noble in 1999. Ben is an angel investor in a number of companies, including ICanHasCheezburger, and a frequent conference speaker on digital media, user generated content, and entrepreneurship.