Pete Cashmore

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Pete Cashmore
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Cashmore at the 2012 Time 100 gala
Born (1985-09-18) 18 September 1985 (age 28)[citation needed]
Banchory, Scotland
Website
Mashable.com

Pete Cashmore (born 18 September 1985) is the CEO and founder of the popular blog Mashable, a Technorati Top 10 blog worldwide.[1] He grew up in Banchory,[2] and founded Mashable in Aberdeen, Scotland in 2005 at age 19. Cashmore now divides his time between Scotland and the United States.[3]

In 2009, Cashmore was recognized in Inc.'s "30 Under 30", Forbes' "Top 25 Web Celebs",[4] and The Huffington Post's "Top 10 Game Changers 2009".[5] He writes a weekly column on technology and social media at CNN.[6] In 2012, Cashmore made Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people.[7]

Pete Cashmore was also crowned by INQ as the most influential Briton and most influential Twitter user in the world in 2009.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Technorati Top 100 (1–25) 
  2. ^ Evans, Teri (26 May 2011). "14 Things You Didn't Know About Mashable's Pete Cashmore". Globe and Mail (Toronto). [dead link]
  3. ^ Nicholas, Sadie (9 January 2014). "Britain's under-30s tipped to be the nation's next billionaires". Daily Express. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Ewalt, David M. "The Web Celeb 25". Forbes. 
  5. ^ Leo, Alex (6 November 2009). "HuffPost Game Changers: Who Is The Ultimate Game Changer In Technology?". Huffington Post. 
  6. ^ "Has the iPhone lost its cool?". CNN. 21 May 2010. 
  7. ^ Milano, Alyssa, Pete Cashmore - Time 100 2012 
  8. ^ "INQ’s Twitterati List Revealed". Retrieved 21 December 2009. 

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