June 8, 1983
Santa Barbara, California
|Occupation||Entrepreneur and CEO|
Dentzel originates from Santa Barbara in California and had his first go at social networking aged 21 when he co-created the political social network Essembly in the USA. He first came to Spain at age 15 as an exchange student. Later, in the USA, he studied Diplomacy and World Affairs and Spanish Literature at Occidental College in Los Angeles, before moving to Spain and create Tuenti Tuenti in 2006 with three other friends.
Ever since, he has become one of Spain's wealthiest and most famous young entrepreneurs thanks to the success and fast growth of Tuenti. He has been featured extensively in the Spanish media and revealed his ambition 'to radically transform communications' through innovative phone services in the cluod within their own mobile aplication. Tuenti was acquired by the Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica on August 4, 2010 for a total €70 million, though Zaryn still continues to run the company as its acting CEO.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWr5AvyF2A8 Zaryn Dentzel interviewed on TV
- http://www.elpais.com/articulo/espana/Zaryn/Dentzel/privacidad/redes/sociales/basica/elpepuesp/20100515elpepunac_6/Tes Zaryn Dentzel interviewed in El País
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuenti Tuenti's entry in Wikipedia