|UCSD, BA, BS|
|Mathematics, Molecular Biology|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), PhD|
Serial entrepreneur, operating executive, and investor or advisor to private companies including AirBnB, Pinterest, Square, Stripe. Currently working on a new company.
Previously, was the VP of Corporate Strategy at Twitter, as well as ran various product teams (Geo, Search).
Joined Twitter via the acquisition of MixerLabs, a company was co-founder and CEO of. MixerLabs ran GeoAPI, one of the early developer-centric platform infrastructure products.
Spent many years at Google, where he started the mobile team and was involved in all aspects of getting the team up and running. Involved with 3 acquisitions (including the Android team) and was the original product manager for Google Mobile Maps and other key mobile products.
Prior to Google, had product management and market seeding roles at a number of Silicon Valley companies. Also worked at McKinsey & Co. Received his Ph.D. from MIT and has degrees in Mathematics and Biology from UCSD.