D'Angelo in 2011
|Born||citation needed]August 14, 1984 [|
|Education||Phillips Exeter Academy, California Institute of Technology|
|Occupation||CEO of Quora, investor|
|Known for||Former CTO of Facebook|
Adam D'Angelo is an American internet entrepreneur of Italian descent. 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 is a member of the board of directors of OpenAI, and an investor in internet companies.
In 2003, 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.
In 2001, he was placed eighth at the USA Computing Olympiad as a high school student and he got a silver medal at the 2002 International Olympiad in Informatics.
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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