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Kaizar Campwala

Kaizar spent the last 2.5 years cultivating podcast audiences as the Director of Content and Partnerships at Stitcher Radio, a mobile platform for listening to on-demand news and entertainment.  Previously, he was the managing editor of NewsTrust, a startup dedicated to surfacing the most authoritative journalism from online media sources.  He has been a strategy consultant to organizations such as The Nation, The Investigative News Network, and Monitor Ventures. Kaizar also helps to cultivate entrepreneurship in digital media as a mentor at NewU and the accelerator Matter, and serves on the board of the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists. He’s currently launching CALmatters, a new media venture that's taking a fresh perspective on how money and power influence how political decisions are made in Sacramento.