Barb Dybwad has been living and breathing the online new media world for the past decade, sporting a career path through web development, professional blogging, virtual team management, business development, and executive leadership. She’s currently the head of business development for Engadget, Joystiq, and TUAW at AOL Tech.Previous roles include VP of Content at Tecca, Senior Tech Editor at Mashable, Senior Editor at Engadget, Director of Production at Crowd Fusion, Producer at Joystiq, founder of WoW Insider and Massively, and Editor-in-Chief of the Social Software Weblog. Her work has appeared in Forbes, Entrepreneur.com, CNN, ABC News, USA Today, and Yahoo News among others, and she is a regular speaker at industry events in technology and social media. Barb is a musician, information junkie, traveler, and gamer who enjoys being distracted by funny cats on the internet. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area.