Founder and CEO
Anantara Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
G.B. Prabhat is founder and CEO of Anantara, which serves customers in 11 countries and is based on a revolutionary
model of outsourcing called Second Generation Outsourcing (SGO). Mr. Prabhat and his company have been profiled,
primarily for the innovative SGO model, by the Economic Times, India Today, Business Line, Outlook Money, and other
publications. NASSCOM, India’s leading IT industry body, named Anantara to its list of IT Innovators 2007. Also in
2007, Mint, a joint venture with the Wall Street Journal, picked Anantara as one of India’s ten promising startups. Mr.
Prabhat’s business writing has appeared in leading international and Indian journals. He is also a novelist. His first
novel, Chains, was published in 2000 to critical acclaim. His second novel, Eimona, was released in 2006 and received
complimentary reviews. His short stories have been translated into Chinese, Hindi, and Telugu.
Editor at Large
Josh Quittner covers consumer technology in Time magazine, and also writes a technology blog for TIME.com. He
also writes reviews of new products as well as technology-focused features. Mr. Quittner has a long history at Time
Inc. Most recently, he was the managing editor of Business 2.0 and a writer for FORTUNE. He first had a byline
in Time in 1994 as a staff writer covering technology at the beginning of the Internet. While at Time, Mr. Quittner
launched “The Netly News,” first as a website on Time Inc.’s Pathfinder and later as a column in the magazine. He
subsequently served as editor of TIME.com—twice—as well as tech editor of Time before moving to San Francisco
in 2002 to serve Business 2.0. Before joining Time Inc., Mr. Quittner was with Newsday, where, in the early 1990s, he
wrote the pioneering column “Life in Cyberspace.”
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Keith Rabois is responsible for Slide’s corporate strategy and partnerships. Under his leadership, Slide has become the
leading application developer on Facebook and has more active users than any other developer. Before joining Slide,
Mr. Rabois served as vice president of business and corporate development at LinkedIn, where he was responsible for
generating new revenue streams. Before joining LinkedIn, he was executive vice president at PayPal, where he directed
the company’s competitive strategy and business development initiatives. After leaving PayPal, he was entrepreneur-in-residence at Clarium Capital Management, the global hedge fund led by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. Mr. Rabois
is currently a director of Yelp, Vendio, Xoom, and FanIQ. He is also an early investor in You Tube and several other
high-profile early-stage startups. He holds a BA degree in political science from Stanford University and a JD from
Harvard Law School.
Chief Executive Officer, Lookery, Inc.
Co-founder, Mashery, Inc.
Scott Rafer has helped Internet publishers and users jump on What’s Right Now! since 1995. He currently focuses on
delivering services for social publishing and discovery. Mr. Rafer is CEO of Lookery, an ad network and user-targeting
service that is supporting the growth of social applications starting with Facebook. He also serves as co-founder of
Mashery, which manages API and developer programs on behalf of web services providers. He is also chairman of
Winksite, which helps publishers of all sizes assemble active mobile communities around their brands based on the
content they already syndicate. He previously served as CEO of MyBlogLog until Yahoo! acquired the company in
2007. Before MyBlogLog, Mr. Rafer tried and failed to build blog search companies in both 1998 and 2003. Before the
first dot-com boom, he led the Internet Products Group at Kodak Hollywood, worked in investment banking, and
graduated from the management of technology program at UPenn. Check out http://blog.lookery.com for the latest.