Mark Fletcher

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For the English footballer, see Mark Fletcher (footballer).

Mark Fletcher is an American entrepreneur. He was the founder and CEO of the news aggregator website, Bloglines, and a Vice President of Ask.com until June 2006.[1] Ask Jeeves acquired Bloglines on 8 February 2005.

In February 2005, Fletcher won one of the annual Rave Awards, presented by Wired magazine. Fellow nominees in the Tech Innovator category were Internet entrepreneur Jimmy Wales, Adam Curry, Bill Healy and Zhang Zuoyi.

Previously, Fletcher started the free mailing list service ONElist. ONElist merged with eGroups, which was later acquired by Yahoo! in June 2000 and is now called Yahoo! Groups. Fletcher was also a software engineer at internet appliance maker Diba, Inc., now owned by Sun Microsystems, and at Pixel, Inc.

Fletcher is an Investor in the following companies One True Media, Plaxo, Techdirt and Wesabe[2]

Mark obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.

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  1. ^ Mark Fletcher. "Moving On (Fletcher on leaving Ask.com)". Retrieved 2006-06-09. 
  2. ^ http://wingedpig.com/

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