Founder & CEO, DraftKings
Jason Robins is chief executive officer of DraftKings. Robins co-founded DraftKings in 2012 and oversees the company’s strategy and operations, while also driving funding and partnerships.
Robins has built a reputation for expanding 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. Jason has led efforts at DraftKings to work with policy makers and regulators to pass smart legislation. Also under Jason’s leadership, DraftKings became the first company to launch an online and mobile sportsbook in New Jersey in 2018.
Robins’ work has been recognized by the media and his peers, both nationally and locally in Boston. Recognition includes: Fortune’s “40 Under 40” list of the most influential people in business, appearing on that issue’s cover, Sports Business Journal’s “40 Under 40,” Boston Business Journal’s “Power 50: Game Changers,” and “40 Under 40,” among others.
Robins attended Duke University, where he received his degree in economics and computer science. He resides with his wife and children in the greater Boston area.