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Robert Norton is a British-born internet media executive.

He is the CEO of s[edition] and was formerly CEO of Saatchi Online.

Robert was born in London. He graduated from Oxford University with a master's degree in modern history in 1993. [edit] Career

After completing his schooling, he worked for Reuters as a correspondent and producer in London and New York.

In 1996, Robert was part of the rollout team for AOL Europe. Later named its head of e-commerce, he launched the shopping channel for AOL UK and signed the first pan-European e-commerce deals.

Robert served as business development director for, a French search engine, later purchased by Kingfisher and Groupe Arnault, in 1998 and 1999.

With Toby Rowland, later a co-founder of, Robert in 1999 launched his first company, The pair secured $5 million in seed financing in eight days, setting a... See More

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