barb dybwad
Female, 40 years old

Barb Dybwad has been living and breathing the online new media world for over a decade, sporting a career path through web development, professional blogging, virtual team management, business development, and executive leadership. She's currently the head of business development for top tech destinations Engadget, Joystiq, and TUAW at AOL Tech. In past roles she has been VP of Content and founding editor at Best Buy-backed Tecca, Senior Tech Editor at Mashable, Director of Production at Crowd Fusion, Producer and Editor of Obsessable, Producer of the Joystiq network, founder of WoW Insider and Massively, Senior Editor of Engadget, and Editor-in-Chief of the Social Software Weblog. Her work has appeared in Forbes,, CNN, ABC News, USA Today, and Yahoo News among others, and she is a regular speaker at industry events focused on topics in the fields of social media, technology, gaming, mobile, and virtual worlds. Barb is a musician, traveler, Instagrammer, gamer, and information junkie who likes to be distracted by the internet and readwrite about an obscene number of topics in scitech and beyond. She lives in the San Francisco Bay by way of Los Angeles and Ithaca, NY.