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BirthplaceSan Francisco, CA


Stanford University, BS 2006
Computer Science


Co-founder and CEO

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Tristan Harris

Tristan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Apture, the first platform enabling bloggers and publishers quickly search for rich multimedia content and related links to add into their website. Tristan’s career spans the open, free content world of Wikia and Wikipedia to the user interface engineering world of Apple, where he has two pending patents. Tristan was a Mayfield Fellow with the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and stopped out of the Stanford Computer Science Masters program to start Apture. He was a featured speaker about the Semantic Web at the Online News Association conference, and frequently speaks at universities.

Tristan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, with a focus in Human Computer Interaction.

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