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Twitter@thait

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Stanford University, M.S. 2002
Computer Science
Stanford University, B.S. 1999
Computer Science

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Thai Tran

Thai Tran was the co-founder of Lightbox, a developer of mobile applications and services based in London.

Previously, Thai was Product Manager at YouTube where he was responsible for partnerships with European TV broadcasters, the revenue sharing program for independent video creators, and several other monetization initiatives.

Prior to that, he was Product Manager for Google Maps and lead the product through its initial growth phase.

In 1999, Thai co-founded VivaSmart with Amr Awadallah. VivaSmart was acquired by Yahoo! in 2000 and became the content management system for Yahoo! Shopping.

Thai holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Recent Milestones

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    Thai Tran added a position as Entrepreneur In Residence / Advisor at Index Ventures. (5/1/10)
    Posted 3/4/11 at 8:24am
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    Thai Tran added a position as Product Manager at YouTube. (9/1/07)
    Posted 3/4/11 at 8:23am
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    Thai Tran added a position as Product Manager at Google. (9/1/04)
    Posted 3/4/11 at 8:23am
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    Thai Tran added a position as Senior Engineer at Yahoo!. (6/1/00)
    Posted 3/4/11 at 8:23am
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    Thai Tran added a position as Founder / CTO at VivaSmart. (4/1/99)
    Posted 8/7/08 at 3:57pm
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    Thai Tran added a position as Co - Founder / CEO at Lightbox.
    Posted 3/17/11 at 10:06am
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    Thai Tran added a position as Product Manager at Facebook.
    Posted 4/2/14 at 2:57am

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