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Jon Lech Johansen

Jon Lech Johansen is doubleTwist’s co-founder and CEO. His background is in digital media interoperability, having worked on the reverse engineering of proprietary systems such as DVD CSS that prevent consumers from enjoying media they’ve legally acquired. Prior to co-founding doubleTwist Jon worked for DoubleTwist Ventures and MP3Tunes, a digital music startup in San Diego. He is a self-taught software engineer whose passion is making technology accessible to ordinary users through polished and intuitive user interfaces. Jon received the EFF Pioneer Award in 2002 and was profiled on the front page of the Wall Street Journal at the age of 21.

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