Primary Role
Co-founder @ Sparks
Stanford University
San Francisco

Person Details


Evan Tana is an entrepreneur passionate about building delightful consumer experiences with awesome people. He is Co-Founder and CEO of Sparks Mobile, a company he founded in 2013 with the mission of connecting people through their common interests and shared storylines.

Evan is a mobile industry veteran, having built innovative mobile services and apps for a decade. He began his career at Digital Chocolate, a publisher of mobile games, and Loopt, an early YCombinator startup that launched a ground-breaking social mapping service that was one of the very first apps featured prominently by Apple. In 2009, Evan was part of the founding team at shopkick, a Greylock portfolio company that is transforming the way we shop. He served as Vice President of Product Management until 2012 before joining Greylock Partners as an Entrepreneur in Residence.

Evan received his Bachelor's and Master's degree in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University, where he was also a Mayfield Fellow. Evan was born and raised in San Francisco, CA.

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