|University of Southern California, BA|
Jim Benedetto is the co-founder and CTO of Gravity, a stealth startup based in Los Angeles.
Jim was previously the SVP of Technology for MySpace and one of the site’s original architects. Benedetto oversaw global technical operations, overall architecture and general technological direction for 6 years.
From the time he joined MySpace in November 2003, Benedettoâ€™s expertise in distributed architectures, database technologies, storage and scalability helped MySpace grow from 300,000 users to more than 117 million unique users per month, and more than 28 localized sites worldwide.
Prior to MySpace, Jim was a highly recognized consultant in distributed database design and storage architecture. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.