[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Barb Dybwad, a former editor at Engadget, Joystiq and TUAW, will rejoin the AOL team as director of new business development for all three properties.

Ms. Dybwad returns to AOL after a 4 year absence, during which time she held a number of roles at start-ups on both the editorial and business side. Her previous roles include vice president of content at Tecca, a news and information site about consumer electronics, director of production at Crowd Fusion, the collaborative Web and mobile publishing platform, and senior editor at Mashable.