|2007 Columbia University , BA , Political Science|
I want to change the world.
Airbnb, Square, Uber, Kickstarter
The most rewarding thing is working with smart, passionate people to build something out of nothing. The most frustrating part is not always being able to bend the world to your will.
Quitting too early.
Marco Zappacosta is a co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Thumbtack. Prior to Thumbtack, Marco was the Director of Students for Saving Social Security in Washington, DC. The group represented the student voice in the Social Security debate with over 10,000 student members in over 300 campus chapters nationwide. He is a graduate of Columbia University where he majored in Political Science and fell one class shy of another degree in Neuroscience.