| Peter Rojas|
| March 18, 1975 (age 40) (1975-03-18) |
Co-founder of Gizmodo, Engadget, RCRD LBL, gdgt
Jill Fehrenbacher (m. 2007)
Harvard University, University of Sussex
Ryan Block, Luxxury, Andrew Bird
Peter Rojas (born March 18, 1975) is the co-founder of technology blogs Gizmodo and Engadget, as well as the video gaming blog Joystiq (2004).
Peter Rojas Wikipedia
Rojas attended Harvard University from 1993 to 1997 where he managed the school's radio station WHRB and dejayed on the Record Hospital program. After graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in Social Studies, Rojas received an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Sussex in 1998.
Rojas worked at Red Herring magazine from June 1999 to May 2001, first as Associate Editor then as a writer. He was co-founder and Editorial Director of Gizmodo from July 2002 until March 2004, leaving to co-found Engadget. Two months later he also founded the video game blog Joystiq. Both were part of Weblogs Inc., a blog network that was purchased by AOL in 2005.
Along with Josh Deutsch of Downtown Records, Rojas launched the online record label RCRD LBL in 2007.
In July 2008 Rojas left Engadget to start the consumer electronics social networking site gdgt. The site premiered in 2009 and was co-founded with Ryan Block, Rojas' successor as Engadget editor-in-chief.
In February 2013 GDGT was purchased by AOL
In July 2007, Rojas married Jill Fehrenbacher, the founder of the blog Inhabitat. The couple had a son in 2008, shortly after Fehrenbacher founded a new site named Inhabitots.