Rebecca Newton is a pioneer in online community and safety, having worked in the industry for over 20 years. She began her career at AOL (US) in the early 1990s and later served as Global Community Director at Sulake Oy. As Chief Community & Safety Officer at Mind Candy Ltd., Rebecca was responsible for developing, implementing and managing public policy, community, customer services, data protection, moderation and safety efforts across a diverse range of services for digital youth, including Habbo Hotels in 24 countries and Moshimonsters.com, which boasts over 100 million registered users.
Rebecca is currently the Chief Innovation Officer at Carolina Partners and the Head of Trust & Community at SuperAwesome.tv. She has served on various UKCCIS social media working groups and is an appointee to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Young People and Technology (UK). In 2016, Rebecca was appointed to the NSPCC Digital Task Force and also joined the board of trustees at Ditch The Label (UK). Rebecca also serves on the advisory board at AgeCheq.com.