Josh is a senior editor at Quantum Media, where he helps develop digital content strategies and public relations campaigns for Asian, European and American brands.
He is also a professor at Pannasastra University of Cambodia, where he teaches communications and journalism students about digital media, technology, innovation and ethics. His courses include Media in the Digital Age, Digital Technologies and Media and Introduction to Journalism.
Previously, he was the digital manager at The Cambodia Daily, where he led the newspaper’s digital team, managing web updates, social media, brand engagement, subscriptions, advertisements, design and development. He also managed the creation of The Daily’s paywall and moved its editorial workflow to the cloud.
He is a postgraduate student studying online journalism at the Birmingham School of Media and is the author of “All the News that Fits in Your Pocket,” an eBook about technology’s disruption of the news industry and the emergence of mobile journalism.
Before moving to Cambodia, Josh worked as an editor and reporter at Patch.com in Newark, N.J.; as an editor and writer at New Jersey Local News Service, part of The Star-Ledger Special Sections; as a copy editor at The New Jersey Herald; and as an intern at The Erie Times-News and The Citizen in Pittsburgh.
He has presented his work and ideas at the Digital Journalism World summit, the Interactive Digital News Design conference, Princeton University and Caldwell College.
Maya Hari is the Director, Product Strategy & Sales of Asia Pacific, Americas & Emerging Markets, Twitter. Maya’s focus within Twitter is to drive leadership and adoption of Twitter’s new technologies and products among brands, advertiser and agencies. She brings diverse business experience having led functions in Marketing, Sales, Business Development & Product Management. Prior to Twitter, Maya spent over 15 years in the digital media, mobile and eCommerce industries across the US and in Asia Pacific region for brands such Samsung, Google, Microsoft & Cisco. She was also responsible for launching and bringing Internet and mobile offerings for top tier publication titles such as Vogue, GQ and Condé Nast Traveller in Asia. Maya has an MBA from INSEAD and an MS in Engineering from Utah State University.
Joy Robins, Senior VP of Global Revenue and Strategy, Quartz
She taught courses in Politics and the Press in Southeast Asia for her alma mater, Princeton University and in broadcast journalism for the University of the Philippines. She worked on her second book, “From Bin Laden to Facebook” as Author-in-Residence and Senior Fellow at the International Centre for Political Violence & Terrorism Research in Singapore. She is also the Southeast Asia Visiting Scholar at CORE Lab at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.