Adam D'Angelo

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Adam D'Angelo
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Adam D'Angelo, 2011
Born1984/1985 (age 28–29)[1]
EducationPhillips Exeter Academy , California Institute of Technology
Occupationco-founder of Quora
Known forformer CTO of Facebook
 
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Adam D'Angelo
Adam D'Angelo.jpg
Adam D'Angelo, 2011
Born1984/1985 (age 28–29)[1]
EducationPhillips Exeter Academy , California Institute of Technology
Occupationco-founder of Quora
Known forformer CTO of Facebook

Adam D'Angelo is the chief executive and co-founder of Quora, an online knowledge market based in Mountain View, California.

He was chief technology officer of Facebook, and also served as its vice president of engineering.[2][3]

He left Facebook in 2008. In June 2009, he started Quora with Charlie Cheever, another early Facebook employee.[4]

D'Angelo competed in the Association for Computing Machinery collegiate world programming contest while attending the California Institute of Technology.[5] In 2005, he was one of the top 24 finalists in the international Topcoder Collegiate Challenge.[6] He took eighth place in the 2001 USA Computing Olympiad for high school students.[7]

D'Angelo has been cited as one of the smartest figures in technology by Fortune magazine.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hempel, Jessi; Kowitt, Beth; Mangalindan, JP (July 9, 2010). "The smartest people in tech - Engineer runners-up: Cheever and D'Angelo (22)". Fortune Magazine (CNN). Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  2. ^ Eldon, Eric (May 11, 2008). "Facebook CTO Adam D'Angelo to leave the company". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 
  3. ^ Feeney, Kevin J. (February 24, 2005). "Business, Casual.". The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 
  4. ^ Rivlin, Gary (April 28, 2011). "Does Quora Really Have All the Answers?". Wired. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 
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  7. ^ "Exeter Olympians". Exeter Bulletin. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 

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