Tom Pepper (born August 24, 1975 in Des Moines, Iowa) is a computer programmer best known for his collaboration with Justin Frankel on the invention of the Gnutella peer-to-peer system. He and Frankel co-founded Nullsoft, whose most popular program is Winamp, which was sold to AOL in May 1999. Afterwards, Tom worked inside of AOL as the manager of SHOUTcast, a leading internet streaming audio service, and wrote the software along with Stephen 'Tag Loomis and Justin Frankel, before leaving in October, 2004. Tom then worked on development at RAZZ, Inc. He continues to collaborate with Frankel on independent projects like Ninjam.
Pepper is currently the Chief Technology Officer of local food logistics startup FarmsReach.
- Oram, Andrew Peer-to-peer: harnessing the benefits of a disruptive technology 2001, O'Reilly and Associates.
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