Erynn Petersen is the senior vice president of strategic mobile development at Time, Inc, a media company that publishes over 90 magazines. She has also been developing platform and technical strategies throughout her career for companies like Amazon, AOL, and Microsoft with her product development and technical management skills. Prior to Time, Inc., she was the executive director of Outercurve, where she worked with the board members and board president on the foundation’s fiscal plan and structure.
At AOL, Petersen served as the senior vice president of paid services engineering, where her teams built the tools, frameworks, and services that helped AOL subscribers safely and securely access content and applications online. She was also active in developer recruitment efforts and established a program for delivering AOL projects to the open source community. Earlier, she worked at Amazon supervising a number of projects, including the launch of a third-party sellers’ platform, and at Microsoft, where she supported the launch team for Bing paid advertising.
Petersen is active in expanding the role of women in software development and open source contribution as a current board member of Girl Develop It. She was also a keynote speaker at the 2014 Open Source Festival and ran a workshop on children and technology at the SXSW.edu conference. She holds a Bachelor of Art degree in history from the University of Washington.
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