Ben  Elowitz

Ben Elowitz
CEO and co-founder, Wetpaint


Ben Elowitz is a media executive and thought leader on the subject of next-generation digital media publishing. He is the author of Digital Quarters, a blog about the future of digital media and the steps the publishing industry must take to become profitable. He also writes Media Success, a bold and forthright newsletter for digital media thought leaders. His work has been featured on CNNMoney, TechCrunch, All Things D, The Huffington Post, Forbes, Fortune, TIME, paidContent, and, among others.

Elowitz offers fresh, thoughtful and often provocative insights on the digital publishing industry from an executive and consumer perspective, covering a range of sectors and industries including business, media, technology, marketing, and advertising. He provides well-researched analysis of emerging and long-term trends, as well as timely commentary on breaking news.

Elowitz is also co-founder and CEO of Wetpaint, a next-generation media company that is reinventing the media model on the social web. The company is creating a portfolio of best-in-class media properties; the first, Wetpaint Entertainment, delights 18-34 year-old women with in-depth coverage of their favorite TV shows, stars and fashion. Wetpaint Entertainment, which can be found at, attracts more than three million unique visitors and 15 million page views monthly. It also has over a million Facebook fans. Wetpaint has more than 9 million unique visitors monthly on its web properties. Prior to Wetpaint, Elowitz co-founded Blue Nile (NASDAQ: NILE), the largest online retailer of luxury goods.


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