Person Overview

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Primary:
Chairman & Co-Founder at Helium Systems Inc
Past:
Adviser at SuperFan, Founder at Napster, See All (4)
Born:
December 10, 1980

Detailed Description

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Shawn Fanning created Napster in 1998 while attending Northeastern University.

Fanning has since founded SNOCAP, a B2B Music Distributor, in 2002, and Rupture, an MMORPG social network in 2006. Both companies were sold in 2008 — SNOCAP to imeem, and Rupture to Electronic Arts.

Since leaving Electronic Arts, Fanning co-founded Path, and Helium.

Experience (8)

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Advisory Roles (2)

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Investments (8)