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Robyn Spector

Robyn Spector

Director of Corporate Strategy and Development, Associated Press, USA

Robyn Spector is the Director of Corporate Strategy and Development at the Associated Press. She is responsible for the implementation of the strategic planning process and key initiatives across the AP, tapping into the major forces affecting the news industry and aligning corporate goals with these insights. In her role, she leverages media and technology partnerships with academic institutions, business ventures and research centers to identify and expand revenue opportunities. She leads the company’s cross-functional AI working group to build and develop the pipeline for emerging technology applications in journalism. Prior to the AP, Robyn worked at the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones, first as a senior strategy analyst in advertising and later overseeing large-scale strategic projects on behalf of the Chief Transformation Officer, Office of the President, and Chief Strategy Officer. Robyn started her career in product development and campaign management at Cablevision Media Sales and was a reporter on the breaking news beat in New York. She completed Columbia University’s Lede Program in computer science and data journalism and earned her B.A. from Brandeis University where she received the Sorensen Fellowship to study media ethics in post-genocide Rwanda.