BuzzFeed hires The Mighty’s Peter Wang as its new CTO

Wang has plenty of experience in the media industry, having served as CTO at Refinery29 and at Narrativ, a startup that helps publishers make money through commerce.

However, he’s hopeful that in the last year, “that tide against publishers … started to turn around.”

The company’s CTO role is also expanding — where it was previously limited to overseeing engineering, Wang said he’s now in charge of engineering, product, data, design and project management, and that he’ll be “a true business partner and sitting on the executive team.”

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