Elizabeth Spiers is a media launch consultant, entrepreneur, and writer. She is an advisor to Flavorpill Productions, HalogenNetwork and Carlos Watson’s TheStimulist.com, among others, and has launched fourteen commercial sites, including Dealbreaker.com, AboveTheLaw.com, Fashionista.com, Flavorwire.com, HalogenLife.com and several blogs for mediabistro.com. She was also the founding editor of Gawker.com, Gawker Media’s flagship property. As a writer, she is a contributor at Fortune and the author of an upcoming novel, And They All Die in the End, to be published by Riverhead. She has also written for New York, Fast Company, Slate, The New Republic Online, Salon.com, The New York Times, The New York Sun, New York Observer and The New York Post. She has spoken at various media and technology conferences and been a guest commentator on CNN, Fox News, CBS Marketwatch, MSNBC, VH1 and NPR.