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Robyn Peterson


Robyn Peterson is the Chief Technology Officer of Mashable. He is responsible for product strategy and development, and he manages the product, design and engineering teams.

While at Mashable, Robyn led the development of the new in 2012 which ushered in a 100% increase in mobile page views, pages-per-visit and ad engagement, and the development of Velocity, the company’s proprietary technology that predicts and reliably measures virality of content across the web.

His career has been the perfect marriage of tech start-ups and media companies. Before joining Mashable, Robyn was head of product at Next Issue Media. He has also served as the head of product strategy and technology for a division within NBC Universal, senior vice president of product management and CTO at Ziff Davis Media, and director of operations at Juno.

His writing appears on Mashable,,, Yahoo and elsewhere. Robyn is on the advisory board member for Parsely Inc. and for the Ad:Tech conferences.

Robyn has a Masters of Science in computer science from New York University's Courant Institute of Applied Mathematics. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

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