Primary Role
Venture Partner @ FirstMark Capital

Person Details

Update

Joseph Essas is a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital and the Chief Technology Officer of OpenTable. Joseph previously served as the CTO of eHarmony.com and was a Vice President of Engineering of Yahoo!. He has over 16 years of experience in the information technology industry in various high-tech management positions such as Chief Technology Officer, chief architect, and vice president of engineering. Mr. Essas held several senior positions in technology companies including Overture, Idealab and Tickets.com.

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    OpenTable

    Chief Technology Officer
    Jul, 2012
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    eHarmony

    CTO
    Nov, 2010 - Jul 1, 2012
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    eHarmony

    Vice President, Engineering and Operations
    2008 - Jan, 2010
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    Yahoo!

    Vice President, Engineering
    2002 - Jan, 2008
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    Moore Capital

    Principal
    2001 - Jan, 2002
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    Idealab

    Vice President, Technology and Company Development
    1999 - Jan, 2001
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    Tickets.com

    Chief Technology Officer
    1998 - Jan, 1999
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    Tyrex

    Director, R&D
    1994 - Jan, 1997