Echo Networks, Edusoft
I want to change the world.
Rapportive, Flipboard, CloudFlare
The highs are high and the lows are low.
Sole founder is a mistake, I wouldn't do it again.
1) It's _all_ about the team.
2) Secrecy is a mistake 99% of the time.
3) When you're not getting anything done, go for a run.
(bonus) Don't put your cellphone number on filings with the SEC.
Previously, Oliver was a Director at Microsoft focused on media products. He has worked for Microsoft founder Paul Allen at Vulcan, at the BBC and for the Founders Fund. He holds two CS degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Oliver brings over 15 years of software experience to VigLink. Previously, he was a Director at Microsoft in charge of product for various media properties including XBOX Live Video Marketplace, Zune Marketplace and MSN Entertainment. Oliver was also an early employee at Internet Radio pioneer Echo Networks and has worked for Paul Allen at Vulcan, for iPlayer at the BBC and for the Founders Fund. Oliver has issued and pending patents covering micro-transactions, media and metadata. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from MIT and his MBA from the Harvard Business School.