Sahil Patel currently leads Digiday’s coverage of the video industry. Prior to Digiday, he was the launch Editorial Director of VideoInk, a business trade publication dedicated to the emerging “online video” entertainment industry. There, he oversaw all editorial content for VideoInk, including daily and breaking news, features, company and creator profiles, and special issues. He also helped program VideoInk’s annual and monthly events, among other responsibilities. Prior to VideoInk, Sahil was the Editor of Cynopsis Digital, a daily newsletter for media, marketing, and agency executives. There, he covered TV and online video, and oversaw the production of several conferences, including the Cynopsis Digital Big Monetization Summit. During his time as a reporter, Sahil has appeared as a guest speaker at multiple festivals and industry events including the New York Television Festival, NATPE, VidCon, Social Media Week, and NPR’s “On the Media” program. Sahil holds a degree in Film Studies with a concentration on production and development from Vanderbilt University.