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Ray Fortna is an entrepreneur, with over 10 years industry experience. Currently, Ray is co-founder of the Seattle startup Familiar.

After studying Computer Science at University of Washington, Ray joined Avogadro in 2001. Avogadro was part of a 100M dollar acquisition by Openwave Inc. In 2004, Ray was the first employee hired by Jobster, which grew to over 100 employees and 50M in investment.

Later, at iLike, Ray implemented the concert features across iLike, and built the initial Facebook application that fueled iLike's growth to over 50MM users.

Additionally, Ray built the Local Concerts iPhone application that was featured in an apple commercial and was the most popular concerts application on the iPhone.

Next, Ray joined Urbanspoon where he was responsible for implementing the rebook iPad application.

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Co-Founder

May, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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Senior Software Engineer
Apr, 2010
Jun, 2011
Senior Software Engineer
Apr, 2007
Apr, 2010
Senior Software Engineer
Jul, 2004
Mar, 2007
Senior Software Engineer
2001
2004
Senior Software Engineer
Dec, 2000
Jul, 2001
Software Engineer

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