Founder and CEO, Mashable
Pete Cashmore is founder and CEO of Mashable, an award-winning site and one of the largest and most popular destinations for digital, social media, and technology news and information, with more than 40 million page views per month. Mashable has been named a must-read site by both Fast Company and PC Magazine and is ranked as the most influential media outlet by Klout. Cashmore founded Mashable in 2005 as a blog focused on up-to-the-minute news on social networks and digital trends. Since then, Mashable quickly grew to be one of the top ten and most profitable blogs in the world. Cashmore was named one of Ad Age’s 2011 influencers. In 2010, he was on the TIME 100 list of most influential people and was named a Forbes magazine Web Celeb 25. Cashmore was also named a Briton of the Year by the Telegraph in 2010.