DOUG FRENCH is a writer and single dad who began his personal blog, Laid-Off Dad, in June 2003. He has been profiled in or written for The New York Times, Slate, The Huffington Post, Babble, and Parents magazine, and his writing has appeared in several parentcentric websites and blogging anthologies. In July 2010, he made the still-curious decision to create When the Flames Go Up, a blog about co-parenting after divorce, with his ex-wife. She and he and their two young sons live in close proximity in Ann Arbor, Michigan. You can follow him on Twitter @LOD.
JOHN PACINI is an entrepreneur, business advisor, and occasionally syndicated radio host. John has been involved in numerous parent-focused ventures over the years, as well as an integral member of the Mom 2.0 Summit team since its inception. During his career, John has advised over 40 startups through growth, business development, and fundraising. He has also worked with a list of large companies that includes John Hancock, Best Western, and Harman International, as well as numerous family offices, top executives, and professional athletes. John lives with his wife, Carrie, and two children in Houston. You can follow him on Twitter @superjohn.