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Co-Founder & CEO @
Born:
1967
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Person Details

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Will (avatar "Will") co-founded IMVU in April 2004 and served as President and CEO from its inception to November, 2007. He is currently founder and CEO of the FINALE | Fireworks project.

In 1998, Harvey went on to found There, Inc., which produced a virtual 3D world designed for online socializing.

Prior to IMVU, Will founded two other companies: There.com, which makes the virtual world used by MTV and other consumer brands, and Sandcastle, a networking tools company acquired by Adobe Systems.

In high school and college, Will wrote some of the early top selling video games and creativity products. At age 16, Will wrote Music Construction Set, the world's first word processor for music, published by Electronic Arts. Will holds five patents on networking, search and computer graphics.

Will earned a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Outside of work, Will serves on the Board of Trustees of Nueva Day School, an elementary school for the gifted and talented. In his spare time, Will is competing actively in Ironman triathlons and studying the strategy game of Go.

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Co-Founder & CEO

President & CEO

Nov, 2007 - Current   (almost 9 years)

Co-Founder

Apr, 2004 - Current   (over 12 years)
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1998
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Co-Founder & CEO
1995
1996
VP Engineering

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