CEO/Founder, Skift. Founder, paidContent.
Traveler. New Yorker. Global Soul.
Rafat is the CEO/founder of Skift, the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, dining and wellness. Previously, he was the founder/CEO of paidContent and ContentNext, which he sold to UK’s Guardian News and Media in 2008, and left in 2010. Prior to that, he was managing editor of Silicon Alley Reporter.