Jon Roberts, PhD

Jon Roberts, PhD

President, Health Group

Expertise

Digital Publishing, Data Science, Astrophysics

Education

University of Southampton, University of Oxford

Highlights

Experience

Jon Roberts, PhD, oversees the health media properties at Dotdash. He has been with Dotdash since 2013 and previously held roles as Chief Innovation Officer and Head of Data Science, where he derived insights from more than 20 years of internet data across thousands of topics. He’s been a keynote speaker at industry conferences including Cannes Lions Health, where he discussed data analysis of online consumption habits around various health topics. 

Most recently he was the President of Dotdash Finance overseeing strategy for Investopedia and The Balance. Prior to joining Dotdash, Jon spent 10 years as a theoretical physicist focused on making dark matter predictions for the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, and cosmic ray predictions for the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station. He also worked on the Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina.

Education

Jon received his PhD at the University of Southampton and his Master of Arts from the University of Oxford.

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