Jon Roberts, Ph.D.

Jon Roberts
Title: President, Dotdash Meredith Health & Finance
Education: University of Southampton, University of Oxford
Location: New York, NY
Expertise: Digital Publishing, Data Science, Astrophysics

Jon Roberts, Ph.D. is President of Health & Finance at Dotdash Meredith. He has been with Dotdash Meredith 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.


Jon has been a keynote speaker at industry conferences including Fast Company Innovation Festival, SXSW, and Cannes Lions Health, where he discussed data analysis of online consumption habits around various health topics. 

Prior to joining Dotdash Meredith, 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.

Fun fact: Jon is also the official cartographer for George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series.


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

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