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Websitejoshkerr.com/about
Blogjoshkerr.com
Twitter@joshkerr
BirthplaceDallas, TX
Birthdate12/9/73

Degrees

University of Texas at Austin, BS 1996
Computer Science

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Josh Kerr

Josh has been building technologies to empower consumers for over a decade. He is a programmer turned entrepreneur, mentor and angel investor. He co-founded 3 companies over the past 10 years and 2 had successful exits. He achieved some notoriety for smashing a fax machine with a baseball bat during his pitch for Zosh at Demo conference. This earned him a coveted demo god award and led to a successful exit a few months later.

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Greatest hits

  • 4x startup exec/founder
  • DemoGod Winner (Spring 2010)
  • Co-Founder/CEO Zosh (acquired by YouSendIt December 2010)
  • Austin Technology Incubator alum (2009)
  • Patent: System and method for collecting a signature using a smart device #12/555,667

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Recent Milestones

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    Josh Kerr added a position as Mentor at Techstars. (5/1/13)
    Posted 6/23/13 at 9:06am
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    Josh Kerr added a position as CEO at Written. (11/1/12)
    Posted 5/17/13 at 9:11am
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    Josh Kerr added a position as Director of Product Management at Macheen. (8/1/11)
    Posted 11/20/11 at 11:15pm
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    Josh Kerr added a position as Partner at Capital Factory. (3/1/11)
    Posted 5/17/13 at 9:12am
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    Josh Kerr — YouSendIt Acquires Zosh, Josh takes role as Director of Product Management for mobile products. (1/5/11)
    Posted 3/10/12 at 5:58pm via yousendit.com
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    Josh Kerr added a position as Director of Product Management at Hightail. (1/1/11)
    Posted 7/22/11 at 10:00pm
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    Josh Kerr — Won a DemoGod award at Demo Conference. (3/23/10)
    Posted 5/17/13 at 9:14am via mashable.com
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    Josh Kerr added a position as CEO at Zosh. (6/1/08)
    Posted 7/22/11 at 10:00pm

Videos

Above:

Winning a 2010 Demo God Award for Zosh Pitch

Added: 3/13/12

Sources

    YouSendit Acquires Zosh (yousendit.com) [edit]
    DEMO: The Winning Startups in Mobile, Social and More Are... (mashable.com) [edit]
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