Speaker Series: Rafat Ali
Skift, a New York-based business intelligence and marketing platform in travel, provides news, information, data and services to the international travel industry.
Before establishing Skift, Ali founded and led paidContent and ContentNext, which covered digital content’s impact on the media, entertainment and entertainment industries. He sold those operations to the Guardian News and Media in 2008, staying on as editor and publisher until 2010.
Before starting ContentNext, he was managing editor of Silicon Alley Reporter. Ali was the Knight Fellow at IU and completed his Master of Arts in journalism here in 2001.