Robin Wolaner

Entrepreneur and Executive

Robin Wolaner is an executive with broad experience in start-ups and managing companies. She is the author of Naked in the Boardroom: A CEO Bares Her Secrets So You Can Transform Your Career.

In 1985, she founded Parenting magazine, the most successful magazine launch of the decade and later sold to Time Inc. Parenting’s founding is documented in one of the most popular case studies by Harvard Business School.

Her career encompasses heading magazine development for Time Inc., serving as president/CEO of Sunset Publishing and as executive vice president of CNET, and founding TeeBeeDee, a social network for people 40+.  Robin is currently advising the founders of Skout, the mobile way to meet, and PolkStreetPress, the Pixar of picture books.