Russel Simmons

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Russel Simmons
Born United States
Occupation Businessman

Russel Simmons is co-founder and initial CTO of Yelp, Inc.[1][2] with Jeremy Stoppelman from July 2004 until he left in June 2010.[2] He is an early employee at PayPal, where he was a Lead Software Architect, and has been described as a member of the PayPal Mafia.


  1. ^ Smalera, Paul (April 9, 2010). "Yelp grows up". Fortune (CNN). Retrieved 4 August 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Wauters, Robin (2010-06-14). "Yelp Co-Founder And CTO Russel Simmons Is Out". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2013-12-23.