Pete Cashmore

I think readers should be part of the news, and not just consume it, so I'm constantly working on tools that let our community have a say.

Founder of

Originally from Scotland, Cashmore is CEO/Founder of Mashable, the largest independent website dedicated to news, information and resources for the connected generation.

"Mashable is certainly reaching lots of people, but success isn't a check-box on a form: We're always working to be better at what we do, and we'll never be finished.

Office Style

New York, New York

Hampton Suit


I didn't necessarily know what I wanted to do when growing up -- I lived in rural Scotland in the UK, and the jobs in the local area didn't inspire me much. So I started using the web and discovering a world of opportunities away from home.

I enjoy the creative process of dreaming something up, making it real, and then putting it out into the world.