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Ross Petersen

Co-Founder and CEO, Blitsy


Ross Petersen is Co-Founder and CEO of Blitsy, the most modern and comprehensive site for crafters looking to buy the supplies they need to turn ideas into finished projects. The Chicago-based, venture-backed company also provides videos and live-streaming content featuring creators from every arts and crafts category.

Prior to Blitsy, Ross was Co-Founder of ScrapHD, a digital scrapbooking & SaaS platform acquired by Michaels Stores in 2010. Following the acquisition, Ross moved from Chicago to Dallas to lead Michaels’ digital footprint as their Director of Digital Infrastructure. He returned to Chicago in 2012 to focus all of his efforts on growing Blitsy.

Actively involved in Chicago's budding startup and tech ecosystem, Ross also enjoys playing lacrosse, golf and going to Montrose Dog beach with his wife, son and 2 dogs.

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