Soraya Darabi leads marketing and partnerships for location-based mobile application Foodspotting, which was named a TIME Top 50 Website and an “app of the year” by WIREDmagazine and Apple in 2010. She regularly consults on digital media for ABC News, providing the research and strategic insight that guides the network’s online communities.

Previously, Darabi served as Product Lead at, a real-time online sharing and collaboration service recently acquired by Facebook. She began her career as Manager of Digital Partnerships and social media at the New York Times, where she successfully led the drive to syndicate news and video across multiple social-media platforms.