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Emory University 2010
AWOL PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature
Emory University, BA 2005
Comparative Lit., Art History, Linguistics, French

Current Companies

Executive Vice President, Ad Delivery

Former Companies

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Josh Backer

Founded Social Suitcase in 2009

  • Boutique business development and sales consulting firm specializing in social media monetization products and brand advertising.
  • Sold to TrafficMarketplace in March 2010

Founded DankApps in 2008

  • Bay Partners funded social network application company
  • Donated thousands of dollars to cause based charities through the “Social Change” brand of applications

Founded Teach the People in 2007

  • TechCrunch40 company
  • fbFund grantee

Emory University, Atlanta GA

  • Graduate Instructor, Dept. of Comparative Literature “Sick Lit.: Literature and Discourses of Illness and Disease”

The Padeia School, Atlanta GA

  • Part-time Faculty “Pollack to Smithson: Modern and Contemporary American and European art from 1935-1975” “Art and Politics in the 20th Century”

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