Person Overview

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Primary:
Co-founder and CEO at Yelp
Past:
VP of Engineering at PayPal, Software Engineer at Excite@Home
Education:
University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign

Detailed Description

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Jeremy co-founded Yelp Inc. in July 2004 with former colleague and friend Russel Simmons.

Prior to Yelp, Jeremy was the VP of engineering at PayPal. He left PayPal in the summer of 2003 to attend the Harvard Business School. Upon completing his first year at HBS, Jeremy joined an incubator started by Max Levchin (co-founder of PayPal) for a summer internship. It was there that he was reunited with his old colleague Russel Simmons and the two teamed up to create a vibrant community around local information.

Jeremy holds a B.S. in computer engineering from the U of Illinois.

Experience (3)

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    Yelp

    Co-founder and CEO
    Jul, 2004
  • Cbbea0dfa4dd0e14d31f3f912916ce64

    PayPal

    VP of Engineering
    Feb, 2000 - Jun, 2003
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    Excite@Home

    Software Engineer
    1999 - Jan, 2000

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Education (1)

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