Michael Robertson

Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
Michael Robertson

Name: Michael Robertson

Born: 1967

Computer-related contributions

  • Founder and former CEO of MP3.com, which quickly became a popular Internet music site.
  • In the years following his departure from MP3.com, Robertson launched several small start-up companies, including Linspire, SIPphone, MP3tunes, and AJAX 13. He recently founded the DAR.fm, a website for recording audio from the radio.

Honors and awards

  • Named to the MIT Technology Review TR100 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35 (1999).


"Radio is dying because it's inconvenient and limiting. The content is not interactive, and it's available on only a limited number of devices."