Ari Shahdadi is the General Counsel of Tumblr, Inc.
Before joining Tumblr, Ari was an Associate with experience in major corporate and intellectual property transactions at Gunderson Dettmer in New York City and in notable intellectual property litigations at Fish & Richardson in Boston.
Prior to his work as an attorney, Ari was a web application developer with Oracle Corporation.
Ari graduated from Harvard Law School, cum laude, while working for Fish & Richardson, and from MIT with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science and Engineering (Course 6-3). Ari's Master's thesis was completed under the direction of Professor Patrick Winston at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
General Counsel & Assistant Secretary
May, 2011 - Current (over 5 years)
|Nov 1, 2014||Venture Beat - The reported FCC 'hybrid' plan for Net neutrality is not winning many fans|
|Sep 12, 2014||The Verge - Inside Tumblr and the battle for net neutrality|
|Sep 6, 2011||New York Observer - Missing E Developer Keeps Trying to Work With Tumblr But Tumblr Isn’t Having It|