Peter Rojas


Peter Rojas is a partner at betaworks ventures, based in San Francisco. Peter is a successful four-time entrepreneur with deep operating experience. Prior to betaworks ventures, he was VP of Strategy at AOL and co-director of AOL Alpha, the company's experimental products group. Peter was the co-founder of Weblogs Inc. (acquired by AOL in 2005), where he created and was the founding editor of tech sites Engadget and Joystiq; music discovery site RCRD LBL; gdgt, a social commerce platform (acquired by AOL in 2013); and gadget blog Gizmodo, the first Gawker Media property (acquired by Univision in 2016). Peter holds an MA in English Literature from the University of Sussex and a BA in Social Studies from Harvard University.