Hamish McKenzie is a Baltimore-based reporter for PandoDaily who covers media, politics, and international startups. He wrote an ebook called “Beta China: The Dawn of an Innovation Generation.” His first name is pronounced “hey-mish” and you can follow him on Twitter. Also: How to pitch Hamish.

Sarah Lacy is the founder and editor-in-chief of PandoDaily. She is an award winning journalist and author of two critically acclaimed books, “Once You’re Lucky, Twice You’re Good: The Rebirth of Silicon Valley and the Rise of Web 2.0″ (Gotham Books, May 2008) and “Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky: How the Top 1% of Entrepreneurs Profit from Global Chaos” (Wiley, February 2011). She has been covering technology news for over 15 years, most recently as a senior editor for TechCrunch.