Aron Pilhofer is editor of interactive news at The New York Times. His team blends journalism and technology to enhance The Times's reporting online through social media, community and dynamic, data-driven Web applications. He is also cofounder of two news-related nonprofits: DocumentCloud.org and Hacks and Hackers. Pilhofer joined The Times in 2005 as a projects editor on the computer-assisted reporting team. Before joining The Times, he reported for the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, Gannett newspapers in New Jersey and Delaware and was on the national training staff of Investigative Reporters and Editors.
Mark Horvit became IRE’s executive director in January 2008. A longtime IRE member, Horvit most recently served as projects editor at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. His journalism career includes reporting and editing duties at newspapers in Texas, North Carolina, Missouri and
Florida. Horvit is also an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, where he teaches investigative reporting.