Aber Whitcomb is co-founder and CTO of Jam City where he oversees the software architecture underlying its global gaming and analytics platform.
As co-founder and CTO of MySpace, Aber led that social network’s technical operations as it grew from 0 to more than 120 million users.
Named one of the “Top 25 CTOs” by InfoWorld in 2009 who managed one of the world’s largest data warehouses, Aber frequently speaks on the latest issues in large-scale computing, networking and storage.
Aber is an investor in SpaceX, an advisory board member at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering and a co-founder of i/o Ventures, a San Francisco-based accelerator whose fund has focused on consumer-focused technology startups.
A graduate of the University of Washington who was born and raised in Bellingham, Aber spends his free time exploring machine learning, dabbling in astrophysics, and riding boards on snow, waves and wakes.
|Jul, 2015||Wurrly||undisclosed amount / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2015||LiveList||$1.7M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2015||Pledgeling||$4M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2014||Speakr||$2.9M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2012||WeWork||$6.85M / Private Equity||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2012||Gobbler||$1.75M / Seed||Personal Investment|
BS, Computer Science/Math
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