Primary Role
Co-Founder, CEO at NiftyThrifty
Investments
3 Investments in 3 Companies
Website:
http://quixoticventures.wordpress.com

Person Details

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CEO and Angel Investor

President and CEO of Linden Lab, developer of Second Life. (2008-2010)

Prior to that, CEO of Organic, Inc. -- leading Interactive Agency with offices throughout North America (New York, Detroit, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Toronto) (2001-2008)

Short stint as Entrepreneur in Residence at Idealab! an internet incubator (2000)

Stared career at Coopers & Lybrand, became a Partner focused on strategy, emerging media, ebusiness, retail and consumer goods. Ran the Retail Industry practice for the Americas. Led the pre-merger planning and post-merger integration for the consulting division when PW and C&L merged to form PricewaterhouseCoopers (1988-2000). Consulted with Fortune 500 companies who were seeking to bring their companies into the internet era.

MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennyslvania 1988 BA, Economics from UCLA 1986

Angel investor in consumer internet companies (Say:Media, Kidzui, Twitter, 140 Proof, UberMedia, Appstores, SkyRockit, Apptopia, Rally.org, Fab.com, NiftyThrifty, TheRealReal, OfferUp, #waywire, Snapwire, MommyCoach, Refinery29, Granify).

Experience (6)

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    NiftyThrifty

    Co-Founder, CEO
    May, 2012
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    Linden Lab

    President and CEO
    May, 2008 - Jun 24, 2010
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    Organic

    CEO
    Jan, 2001 - Apr, 2008
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    Idealab

    Entrepreneur-in-Residence
    Jan, 2000 - Dec, 2000
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    PwC

    Partner
    Sep, 1988 - Jan, 2000
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    Idealab

    Entrepreneur in Residence
    2000 - Jan, 2000

Advisory Roles (1)

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Education (2)

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Investments (3)