• Jun 19, 1976
    (b.) - ?

Bio/Description

An American Internet entrepreneur, he was born in Medway, Massachusetts and graduated from nearby Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts in 1994 and was featured in the front-cover story of Xaverian's seasonal magazine. He received a B.A. in 1998 from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and an M.P.S. Master's Degree in 2004 from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). He co-founded Dodgeball with fellow student Alex Rainert in 2003 while attending New York University. Dodgeball was subsequently acquired by Google in 2005, after which he along with Naveen Selvadurai developed a second version of the original Dodgeball service called Foursquare in 2009. Foursquare, offering location-based social networking services via mobile devices. It had over 6 million users worldwide as of January 2011, and 10 million users as of June 2011. He was a member of the Crain's New York Business 40 Under 40 2011 class. He was also named one of Fortune Magazine's "40 under 40" Business's hottest rising stars in 2010. The online magazine AskMen.com ranked him as number 19 of the "Top 49 Most Influential Men 2010." In 2005, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35.
  • Date of Birth:

    Jun 19, 1976
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Noted For:

    Co-founder of the popular social networking sites Dodgeball and Foursquare
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