|University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), BA||1986|
|University of Pennsylvania, MBA||1988|
|Marketing and management|
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).
|140 Proof||4/2011||Series B||$2.5M||4|