Richard Blakeley

product manager and Project Manager in New York, New York

Richard Blakeley

product manager and Project Manager in New York, New York

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Richard Blakeley is an award-winning internet innovator and entrepreneur. He currently serves as the Head of Product at ArtBinder.

He is the former Director, Digital Products and Strategy at The Week and Mental Floss. Previously he was the head of Content & Strategy at Thrillist Media Group, where he spearheaded editorial products and doubled website traffic. Previously, he was Editor-in-Chief of Gawker.TVand was the head of the Gawker Media video department for five years. Richard is the founder of Internet's biggest annual party, The Webutante Ball, co-founder of the hyperlocal blogger platform, Neighborhoodr, and the founder of the over the top food blog and book,This Is Why You're Fat. He also founded and directed a full-service design company,American Autotroph.

Richard lives on the Upper West Side with Lindsay and Bagel.

  • Work
    • THE WEEK
  • Education
    • John Overton Comp High School
    • Pratt Institute