Bennett Richardson is a media and marketing leader with 15 years of experience across publishing, digital and social media, public affairs and brand marketing. Bennett is executive director of global strategic partnerships at POLITICO, where he has led strategic growth efforts including POLITICO’s European expansion in Brussels and POLITICO’s creative agency POLITICO Focus during his six years with the company.

Prior to POLITICO, Bennett was co-founder and CMO of Hinge, the mobile dating company recently acquired by Match Group. Before starting Hinge, Bennett spent nearly a decade in digital and social brand marketing working with major brands across tech, energy and healthcare at leading agencies including Edelman and GMMB.

Originally from Portland, Maine, Bennett received his BA from Colgate University. He lives in Washington with his wife Lindsey, their son Andon and dog Daisy.