A third generation engineer with Midwestern U.S. roots, Rodney Cobb has a deep commitment to building organizations that create innovative tech products, recruit, retain, and grow diverse engineering teams for over a decade, from his success as a Knight Foundation award winner for a software security company he co-founded in 2013 to his lead engineering positions at Al Jazerra America, The Atlantic, Axios, and now Vox, Rodney has pushed the boundaries of how software can innovate the way news is delivered to consumers and also pushing leadership to structure companies that reflect the multicultural portrait of the world.