Richard Blakeley directs digital products at SheKnows Media

Richard Blakeley is Senior Director of Product at SheKnows Media

An award-winning internet innovator and digital strategist, he is a former Director of Product at People and he is the former Director of Digital at The Week and Mental Floss magazines. Previously, he led Content & Strategy at Thrillist Media Group, where he spearheaded editorial products and doubled website traffic. For five years, he served as Editor-in-Chief of Gawker.TV and was the head of the Gawker Media video department.

Richard is the founder of The Webutante Ball, co-founder of the hyperlocal blogger platform, Neighborhoodr, and the founder of the viral blog-to-book sensation, This Is Why You're Fat.

Specialties: Product management, growth hacking, audience development, content strategy, ad products, integrated marketing, brand partnerships, video strategy and production, publicity, business development, social media, email strategy, e-commerce, and viral media.