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Robinne Burrell

Producer - Take Back the Mic - The World Cup of Hip Hop (VR)
Red Flight Mobile

Over the past decade, Robinne Burrell has been at the forefront of technology working with both entrepreneurial and established Silicon backed companies who have helped define the new digital age. At the height of the first social networking boom, Robinne brokered the most key digital partnerships for MySpace, and has since gone on to lead Match.com’s mobile group as the Director of Product and Distribution where she was nominated for a Webby Award for their iPad app and developed a patent for cutting-edge location based services. She was also an early product manager on Tinder under Hatch Labs at IAC in charge of authoring the use of Facebook as a matching algorithm to pair singles. More recently,

Robinne has held the high profile post of Head of Entertainment Product for IMDB.com where she was in charge of driving the user experience for all studio and television content on the site. Currently she is an Executive Chair for the Television Academy Emmy Awards Group in Interactive Media where she governs the Interactive Awards and authors the criteria for excellent achievement in interactive user experiences & design and is in charge of Product Innovation for multiple early stage start-ups through the LA-based tech firm Redflight Mobile. At Redflight Mobile, a company she founded with her strategic product marketing partner and a small team of developers, Robinne has been responsible for NBC’s The Voice’s interactive fan experience on Canal Sony for Latin America and leads the product development for Take Back the Mic, an Emmy nominated interactive experience across web and mobile – a social platform for independent artists and their fans. 

Prior to her leadership positions at top tech companies and incorporating Redflight Mobile, Robinne has also held management positions at Universal Music Group, Sony Electronics, and was an on-air correspondent at the 2009 Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama, covering the logistical technology used during the ceremonies. Standard and Poor’s identified her as part of the “Society of Industry Leaders” and Hollywood Reporter named her “The Next Generation of Industry Execs”. She has been frequently featured on CNN and NBC as well as a popular speaker at top mobile and tech conferences and is currently a key participant in Solve at MIT where she will convene with other technologists, philanthropists, business leaders, policy makers, and change agents to examine and address the problems where technology can be leveraged to bring about real and lasting change.

As a member of the global community, Robinne has founded non-profit organizations that aim to uplift underrepresented communities worldwide. She was co-founder and original creator of S.T.A.N.D, Socially Together and Naturally Diverse, a global youth coalition across high schools and colleges that focus on bridging the gap between race and gender inequality through educational programs and activism. She is also the Founder of AYA (Arte y Amistad), a volunteer organization based out of Monterrey Mexico that places college students at orphanages throughout the disadvantaged communities of Northern Mexico to implement art, literature and educational programs. She served 2 years as a Rotary Ambassador of Goodwill and Peace in Mexico as a philanthropist and representative of the U.S to improve relations between Mexico and the U.S border relationships. For her commitment to the national community, Robinne was awarded the esteemed Congressional Award for Outstanding Service to the United States.

As a Daughter of the American Revolution Scholar, Robinne holds a B.A in Cinema/Television from USC and completed the Leadership Strategy Program at MITs Sloan School of Business.