Lance Knobel is a co-founder and CEO of Cityside, a nonprofit committed to building community through local journalism. Cityside publishes both Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside, two news platforms with a reputation for innovation and strong accountability journalism. Prior to his work at Cityside, he advised and curated high-level conferences around the world, including the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the New York Times’ DealBook Conference, and the APEC CEO Summit. He also had a distinguished career in business journalism, including a decade as Editor-in-Chief of World Link, the magazine of the World Economic Forum. He was educated at Princeton University and Oxford University.