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Derek is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dipity, an interactive topic search platform. Derek is responsible for strategy for the consumer site, platform licensing, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the company.As a 10+ year veteran of Yahoo! and the 6th company hire, Derek was the original product manager of the Yahoo! Ad System, developing programs for beaconing, behavioral targeting, streaming media ad serving and ad measurement.

Derek spent the last 5 years on the consumer side of the product working on pioneering interactive media for Yahoo!’s users through FinanceVision (now TechTicker) and Digital Home Services (now Connected Life) and holds patents in the areas of online advertising and interactive content systems.All of his startups have focused on changing the way consumers engage with, add context to, and consume all formats of digital media. Derek is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence at Hattery.

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2013
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Entrepreneur In Residence
Feb, 2011
Jun, 2012
Founder CPO
Feb 1, 2007
2011
Co-Founder
Dec 1, 2005
Jan 31, 2007
VP of Products
Apr 1, 2005
2006
Sr. PM Product Strategy Group Digital Home
1996
2005
Sr. PM, Digital Home Services

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Investments (1)

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Aug, 2010$750k / SeedPersonal Investment

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