2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Editors and Engineers: New Ideas at Washington Post

Sunday, March 15
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Hyatt Regency Austin
Texas Ballroom 4-7
208 Barton Springs Rd


More than a year after The Washington Post came under new ownership, the news organization’s strategy is defined by growth and experimentation. Engineering and news have built a partnership that will drive the future of The Washington Post. From looking around corners to identifying trends before they’re here to rapidly expanding both reporting and technological capabilities, the company is reimagining what a news business looks like. Hear from two of the top minds behind this strategy shift – Executive Editor Martin Baron and Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Technology Shailesh Prakash – as they delve into the next-generation news business.


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Martin Baron

Exec Editor

The Washington Post

Shailesh Prakash

CIO & VP of Technology

The Washington Post

Shailesh Prakash is the Chief Information Officer of The Washington Post where he is responsible for all aspects of technology, including web, mobile, video, print and advertising. He began his car...

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