Wendell Brown

Wendell Brown

Entrepreneurial inventor of internet, security, telecom, and virtual workforce technologies.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendellbrownofficial
Others: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendell_Brown
United States
Accredited investor
Member since September 07, 2011
Entrepreneur, Investor, Inventor, Mentor. Quote_down
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Investor interests
Type of investor Angel Seed Fund
Typical investment size $50,000 - $100k $100k - $250k
Typical investments in a year 3
Categories of interest
Locations of interest
School/Associations of interest
Cornell, Stanford, USC
Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
Investments made IronPort, LiveOps, Vusay, WebDiet, eVoice, Zivity, MOEO, tripwire, Browster, tripwire
Board seats Teleo, LiveOps, Vusay, Cloudwear, Browster
Advisory positions xprize, Gener8, Zivity
Cornell University , BS , Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur, Investor, Inventor, Mentor

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Cloudwear, Liveops, Teleo, eVoice, Vusay, WebDiet, Walksoftly, Nularis, Hippopotamus Software
Companies I work or worked for:
LiveOps, Disney, Vusay, Cloudwear m, Imagic, Hughes Aircraft, Comtech, CyberMedia, Nularis, Hippopotamus Software, Chrysler
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer Award (nominated)
Edison Awards (nominated)
World Technology Network - Social entrepreneur award (nominated).
Won DEMO God award (for Teleo).
Was the youngest recipient of the BS Scholar Fellowship (Hughes Aircraft).
Endowed a scholarship at Soka University.
Invented the core technology behind the work-at-home call center industry (Liveops),
which saves millions of gallons of gasoline and enables employment of thousands of
home workers including veterans and people with disabilities.
Started a LED-lighting company which saves the world power, money, and CO2 levels.
Video games written: Starwars (Colecovision), Moonsweeper, NovaBlast, and others.
Architected/co-designed: eVoice voice mail system (used by AT&T and others).
Architected/designed: First iPhone app which tracked calories and exercise (WebDiet).
Architected/co-designed: Top 10 selling PC software product (Guard Dog)
Co-founded company that shipped one of the first products for Apple's Mac (Hippo-C).
Worked on early electric and solar cars.
Authored multiple computer articles (Byte magazine, etc)
Private pilot.

My favorite startups:

SpaceX, Dropbox, Beyond Meat, Twilio (plus all the ones I've founded/invested in)

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