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Huffington Post Names Former Spotify Engineer its CTO

The Huffington Post Media Group has named John Pavley its new Chief Technology Officer. Pavley was most recently Vice President of Engineering at Spotify, the music streaming startup. Pavley has also held positions at DoubleClick, Yahoo and Lime Wire.

“From desktop software and digital photography to web advertising and music sharing, John has been a visionary innovator with a gift for understanding users.” said Arianna Huffington. “He brings a rare combination of tech expertise and creativity, making him ideally suited to ensure that HuffPost continues to constantly innovate as we grow across many platforms and in many countries around the world.”

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John Pavley Named New 
Chief Technology Officer

 of Huffington Post

Fresh off its Pulitzer victory, the Huffington Post is staffing up. The media group named former Spotify president of engineering John Pavley its new chief technology officer today.

“The first time I walked into the Huffington Post newsroom I knew I wanted to be a member of this team,” Pavley said in a release. “I hope to fan the flame that Arianna and her team have ignited with technological innovations that engage, entertain and, most of all, help us navigate this new world without the technology getting in the way.”

Pavley, a former Apple guy from back in the early 90′s, will oversee HuffPo’s programming team.