Aber Whitcomb

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Aber Whitcomb
Aber Whitcomb.jpg
Alma materUniversity of Washington
OccupationCTO and Co-Founder of Jam City, Inc

Aber Whitcomb (born 1977) is the CTO and Co-Founder of Jam City, Inc (formerly SGN Games). As CTO of Jam City Inc, a multi-platform game developer and distributor, Aber Whitcomb oversees the cross-platform technology strategy and plays a key role in developing and operating Jam City titles on a global scale.[1] Whitcomb is a recognized expert in large scale computing, networking and storage and frequently speaks on these topics at industry events.[2][3] He has been profiled in publications such as VentureBeat,[4] The New York Times,[5] and SoCalTech.[6]

Prior to Jam City, Whitcomb's most recent role was CTO and co-founder of MySpace where he was responsible for the engineering and technical operations groups.[7] InfoWorld named Whitcomb as one of the "Top 25 CTOs of 2009."[8]

Whitcomb is a co-founder of Core Scientific, a blockchain and artificial intelligence hosting, transaction processing and application development company that has raised $100 million in funding.[9][10][11] Whitcomb is also a co-founder of i/o Ventures,[12] an early stage startup program that focuses heavily on mentorship.[13] He graduated from the University of Washington and was born and raised in Bellingham, WA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sgn.com/aber-whitcomb/
  2. ^ "TEDxMedellín - Aber Whitcomb: Evolution of Social Networking". TED. 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-16. Retrieved 2009-03-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ https://venturebeat.com/2014/05/20/how-sgn-uses-big-data-to-make-more-money-in-mobile-gaming/
  5. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/08/technology/from-myspaces-ashes-silicon-start-ups-rise.html?_r=0
  6. ^ http://www.socaltech.com/what_mattered_in_____aber_whitcomb_io_la/s-0046941.html
  7. ^ http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/128/myspace-the-sequel.html
  8. ^ http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-management/best-ctos-2009-133
  9. ^ Ex-Microsoft COO Kevin Turner emerges at helm of secretive blockchain startup co-founded by former Myspace CTO
  10. ^ Stealthy blockchain startup Core Scientific raising $100M, could reel in as much as $250M
  11. ^ Built In Seattle’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2020
  12. ^ http://ventures.io/team.html
  13. ^ http://allthingsd.com/20120330/io-ventures-sets-up-shop-in-hollywood/