Soraya Darabi began her career as Manager of Digital Partnerships and Social Media at The New York Times, and went on to co-found Foodspotting (acq. by OpenTable) and Zady. Soraya made Fast Company's Most Creative People, Inc.'s 30 Under 30, and Fortune’s 40 Under 40. She was twice named a Mentor of the Year by Techstars, is a YGL at The World Economic Forum, and serves as a NY State Trustee for The Nature Conservancy.