About Us

Our mission

To guide our audience through an increasingly complex digital world by humanizing technology and filtering out the noise.

About Digital Trends

Digital Trends, the largest independent premium technology publisher in the world, is an award-winning multimedia brand that guides consumers to the best products and services available today — and uncovers the innovations that will shape their lives tomorrow. With more than 6 million social followers and a website that reaches 30 million worldwide, the brand interacts with more than 100 million people per month.

We cover tech for the way you live: not just gadgets, but the powers they unlock in your life, the story of the people who made them, and the way they’re reshaping the world outside your window. Digital Trends filters the torrent of devices and innovation that surround us through a human lens that elevates experience above specs, hype, and marketing. The rapid pace of change creates a conversation that’s always engaging, entertaining, and challenging. You don’t have time to become an expert. But we’ll help you feel like one.

About Designtechnica Corp.

Founded in 2002, Designtechnica Corp. publishes Digital Trends, Digital Trends en Español, and The Manual and touches over a hundred million people every month. Through a suite of marketing services and partnerships with some of the world’s largest companies, Designtechnica helps connect brands to consumers through premium, brand-safe content, live and on-demand videos, and events held across the country. Through offices in New York City, Portland, Los Angeles, Chicago, and more, and across all of our brands, we speak to a millennial audience about people, innovation, and the tech that’s changing their world.

Meet the Editors

Digital Trends writes for people beyond your average tech geek. Many folks who don’t care at all about tech rely upon the dozens of writers and editors at Digital Trends for news of their next iPhone, how to fix their laptop, and so on. Here are the people that make it all possible — and the principles of transparency, equity, and integrity they strive to uphold.

Our Values

Authentic
Through our expertise and voice

Driven
By a fierce commitment to always elevate the experience

Connected
Through meaningful relationships with our audience & partners

Approachable
Providing a relatable path to knowledge & discovery

Passionate
About enriching people’s experiences with tech

Fun
We love what we do and we don’t take ourselves too seriously

Seven Point Plan to Meaningfully Address Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Leadership

Ray Philip

Director of SEO
Ray Philip

Bob Gruters

Chief Revenue Officer
Bob Gruters

Ian Bell

Owner, CEO, & Publisher
Ian Bell

Jeremy Kaplan

VP, Editor-In-Chief
Jeremy Kaplan

Lynda Mann

VP of Commerce
Lynda Mann

Alfred Dual

Director of HR
Alfred Dual

Erik Weaver

Vice President of Finance
Erik Weaver

Dan Gaul

Owner, Chief Technology Officer
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Lara Naaman

Head of Video
Lara Naaman

Joshua Kaufman

VP of Client Development
Joshua Kaufman

Rachael McCombs

Director of Ad & Media Operations
Rachael McCombs

Chris Carlson

Chief Operations Officer
Chris Carlson

Nathan Bell

SVP, Data and Business Analytics
Nathan Bell

Jonathan Moroz

Sr. Business Data Analyst
Jonathan Moroz

Travis Stovall

Board Member
Travis Stovall

Nicholas Mokey

Managing Editor
Nick Mokey

Brandon Clark

Director of Engineering
Brandon Clark

Alana Wolfman

Director of Strategic Partnerships
Alana Wolfman

Jennifer Zeghibe

Director of Revenue Operations
Jennifer Zeghibe – Director of Revenue Operations

Ehab Zahriyeh

Managing Editor - Commerce
Managing Editor - Commerce

Barb Dybwad

Commerce Strategist
Barb Dybwad – Commerce Strategist

Richard Benjamin

Development Manager
Richard Benjamin
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