A blogging pioneer and marketing executive with 17 years of experience in Silicon Valley, Elisa Camahort leads all events, marketing and public relations for BlogHer while working as COO to ensure that all company operations deliver on our vision. Elisa was at the vanguard of professional and business blogging. Among the seven blogs she writes are business-oriented blogs with an e-commerce element, such as Hip and Zen. Elisa opened her own high-tech marketing consultancy, Worker Bees, after a successful career as a marketing executive in the cable broadband sector, managing multiple product lines, senior product management staff, and multi-million dollar budgets. Her most recent position was Senior Director of Product Marketing at Terayon Communication Systems, where she was nominated for an SCTE (Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers) Women in Technology Award. In addition to her many personal blogs, Elisa is widely read as BlogHer's conference leader and reality television editor.