|Born||August 21, 1984|
|Education||Phillips Exeter Academy California Institute of Technology (B.S.)|
|Occupation||CEO of Quora|
|Known for||Former CTO of Facebook|
Adam D'Angelo (born August 21, 1984) is an American internet entrepreneur. He is best known as the co-founder and CEO of Quora, based in Mountain View, California. He was chief technology officer of Facebook, and also served as its vice president of engineering, until 2008. In June 2009, he started Quora. He invested $20 million of his own money into Quora as part of their Series B round of financing. He is a member of the board of directors of OpenAI.
In 2004, while attending college, D'Angelo also created the website BuddyZoo, which allowed users to upload their AIM buddy list and compare them with those of other users. The service also generated graphs based on the buddy lists.
ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC): California Institute of Technology Beavers (team of 3), World Finalists 2003, 2004; North American Champions 2003; World Finals Silver Medals 2004; World Finals co-coach 2005.
In 2005, he was one of the top 24 finalists in the Algorithm Coding Competition of the Topcoder Collegiate Challenge.
In 2018, he joined the board of directors of OpenAI.
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