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University of Southern California (USC), MS 2007
Computer Science
University of Southern California (USC), BS 2007
Computer Engineering and Computer Science


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Tom Robinson

Tom is an entrepreneur, hacker, and engineer with a passion for building web and mobile platforms, tools, and applications.

He co-founded 280 North, where he built advanced web application technologies and applications, including Cappuccino (, 280 Atlas (, and 280 Slides ( Investors included Y Combinator, Paul Graham, Paul Buchheit, Chris Sacca, and XGYC. 280 North was acquired by Motorola in 2010.

Tom received a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Embark 11/2012Seed7



  1. BMW i Ventures announces strategic investment in award winning mobility app company Embark. Further increasing freedom of individual mobility through innovative mobility services. ( [edit]
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