Cindy Jeffers is a consumer technology, connected hardware, and internet executive with 16 years of experience across media, mobile, IoT, robotics, and emerging platforms.
Cindy was CEO & CTO at Salon Media Group where she led a high-growth reinvention resulting in an 81% increase in revenue from $3.8MM to $7MM and 170% growth in audience to 19MM UVs. Prior to Salon, Cindy spent two years at The Huffington Post as Technical Director and VP of Technology contributing to substantial growth in audience and revenue. While at The Huffington Post she played a key role in the development of Huffingtonpost.com, a proprietary content management system, international editions, and Stylelist.com, an AOL lifestyle property.
She has worked on interactive exhibit and hardware design at the Museum of Natural History and Distance Lab and built robot actors for an off-Broadway musical. She holds a master’s degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University, where she focused on physical computing, and a bachelor’s degree from Barnard College.