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Speaker's Biography:

Rebecca Blumenstein
Deputy Managing Editor, New York Times

Rebecca Blumenstein has been deputy managing editor of The New York Times since February 2017, where she focuses on making sure the Times remains an essential destination for readers interested in business, finance, economics and technology. Previously, she was deputy editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal. Ms. Blumenstein has also served as managing editor of The Wall Street Journal Online and as the Journal's China bureau chief. Prior to moving to China in the summer of 2005, Ms. Blumenstein served as chief of the Journal's New York Technology Group, which covered the historic mergers and changes in technology that recast the telecommunications industry. She received a 1993 New York Newswomen's Award for her coverage of the aftermath of the Long Island Railroad shootings. In 2003, she was part of a team that won the Gerald Loeb Award for coverage of WorldCom. She oversaw the China team that won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 2007. She was named to the Aspen Institute's Henry Crown Fellowship for 2009.

Twitter: @RBlumenstein

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