Jason Robins is Chief Executive Officer of DraftKings, the innovative sports-tech media and entertainment platform that is changing the way consumers around the world engage with and consume sports. Robins co-founded DraftKings in 2012 and oversees all of the company’s strategy and operations, while also driving funding and partnerships.
Robins has expanded DraftKings’ reach across numerous platforms through wide-ranging, forward-thinking partnerships. Under his leadership, DraftKings became the first DFS company to sign a league partnership, with Major League Baseball in 2013. Since then, the company has signed three additional league-wide partnerships, including the National Hockey League, Canadian Football League and NASCAR. He has also spearheaded DraftKings’ partnerships with major media outlets.
Robins’ work has been recognized by the media and his peers, both nationally and locally in the Boston region. Among his accolades, he was named to Fortune’s 2015 “40 Under 40” list of the most influential people in business, appearing on that issue’s cover. Under his leadership, DraftKings has been named to CNBC’s “Disruptor 50,” and is a three-time winner of Bostinno’s “50 On Fire” award (2013, 2014 and 2015), among others.
Robins attended Duke University, where he received his degree in Economics and Computer Science. He resides with his wife and sons in the Boston area.