Pete Cashmore

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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: CEO and founder, Mashable

Born: September 18, 1985, Banchory, Scotland

Education: Banchory Academy

Early Marker: Founded Mashable at age 19.

Big Idea: Distribute news and information about digital innovation to a socially networked audience, making Mashable one of the leading social media news sites.

Wave of the Future: Media disruption

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