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Randy Adams is a serial entrepreneur who has founded 6 venture-backed startups in the last 25 years in Silicon Valley. Adams received his undergrad degrees from MIT in Electrical Engineering. Some of his accomplishments are:

• Co-founded the popular comedy video site, Will Ferrell's funnyordie.com

• Director of Engineering for Adobe, led design team for Acrobat and PDF formats

• Secured the initial venture funding for Yahoo, Inc. from Sequoia Capital

• Served on the Yahoo Board of Directors during its first year of operation

• Originated the eBay drop off store concept, founded AuctionDrop, Inc.

• Founded the first Internet Shopping site, the Internet Shopping Network

• Designed and developed the first PC desktop publishing app, PFS First Publisher

Adams lives in Menlo Park with his wife, Nicole and their 7 children.

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CEO

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

CEO

Jun 8, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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CEO
2012
2013
CEO
Apr 1, 2007
2013
Director/Co-Founder
1990
1991
Director of Engineering
1986
1990
Senior Software Engineer
1985
1986
Contractor
1979
1982
Expert Consultant
1979
1982
Senior Associate

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
May, 2008$12.6M / Series EPersonal Investment

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